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Haematology (blood disorders)

We specialise in care and treatment for a wide range of conditions and diseases related to the blood. This includes:

  • anaemia and other abnormal blood counts
  • most bleeding and clotting disorders including deep vein thrombosis
  • most cancers related to the blood including lymphomas (cancer of the lymph nodes), myeloma (cancer of plasma cells), myelodysplastic syndromes (bone marrow conditions) and leukaemia.
  • myeloproliferative disorders (bone marrow condition).

Services

We provide:

  • comprehensive diagnosis (including bone marrow biopsy)
  • management of patients staying at the hospital
  • treatment including chemotherapy, venesection, iron infusion, blood transfusion and intravenous immunoglobulin therapy
  • consultative service across different specialities at the hospital outpatient clinics
  • plasma exchange.

How to access this service

To access this service, your GP or medical practitioner will need to send a referral letter to the hospital.

If there is a waiting list, you will receive a confirmation letter and be advised on what to do next. If there is no waiting list, you will receive an appointment booking letter or we will contact you to arrange a suitable time for your appointment.

Last updated: 26 July 2019

Contact

Rockhampton Hospital
Rockhampton Cancer Services
Phone: (07) 4920 6541
Fax: (07) 4920 6730

Gladstone Hospital
Gladstone Cancer Care Services
Phone: (07) 4976 3163
Fax: (07) 4962 1499