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Haematology and Bone Marrow Transplantation

Overview

The Department of Clinical Haematology and Bone Marrow Transplantation (BMT) provides a tertiary level service encompassing the following areas:

  • Malignant haematology (all leukaemia and lymphoma)
  • Autologous bone marrow/PBSC transplantation
  • Allogeneic bone marrow/PBSC transplantation
  • Non-myeloablative stem-cell transplantation
  • Involvement in national and international clinical trials
  • Benign haematological disorders
  • Blood transfusion
  • Venesection programs
  • Haemophilia care

The Department of Clinical Haematology and BMT has the following facilities:

  • Day chemotherapy ward
  • Haematology and BMT in-patient ward
  • Out-patient consultation suites
  • Clinical trials centre
  • Seminar, meeting and conference facilities
  • Adjacent Leukaemia Foundation accommodation units

Location

 Location East Wing of The Townsville Hospital, 100 Angus Smith  Drive, Douglas  Qld  4814
 Postal Address Internal Mail Box 56, PO Box 670, Townsville QLD 4810
 Phone +61 7 4433 1628
 Facsimile +61 7 4433 4101
 Medical Director +61 7 4433 1634

Referral Process

Referrals to the Department of Clinical Haematology and Bone Marrow Transplantation can be made by letter or facsimile.

Referrals should be addressed to the Consultant Haematologists Dr Hock Lai (Acting Director), Dr Georgina Hodges, Dr John Casey, Dr Andrew Birchley, Dr Edward Morris.

mailed / faxed to:

Clinical Haematology and BMT
IMB 56
PO Box 670
Townsville QLD 4810

Fax: +61 7 4433 4101

Appointments can be made by the following methods:

Mail: Department of Clinical Haematology and BMT
The Townsville Hospital
PO Box 670
Townsville QLD 4810

Fax: +61 7 4433 4101

FOR ANY URGENT CLINICAL QUERIES

Phone: Haematology and BMT +61 7 4433 1628 (office hours)
or
Switchboard (The Townsville Hospital) on +61 7 4433 1111 and ask for the “consultant haematologist on call" (24 hours per day)

Our Health Team

Medical Staff

  • Director of Clinical Haematology and BMT
  • Consultant Clinical Haematologist/Transplant Physicians x 4
  • Advanced Trainee in Haematology - clinical
  • Advanced Trainee in Haematology - laboratory
  • Rotating Basic Trainee
  • Haematology and BMT Resident
  • Intern

Nursing Staff

  • Ward NUM
  • Ward CNC
  • BMT Coordinator
  • Day-unit CNC
  • Level 2 RNs
  • General Nursing Staff
  • Oncology Day Unit NUM
  • Nurse Educator
  • Cancer care co-ordinators

Allied Services

  • Data Management
  • Quality Manager, BMT
  • Psychologist
  • Physiotherapist
  • Social Worker
  • Dietician
  • Occupational and Physical Therapists
  • Indigenous Liaison Officer
  • Office Staff, Departmental Secretary
  • Liaison with Leukaemia Foundation

Related Links

Townsville Cancer Centre

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Last updated: 14 September 2017