Clinical Haematology

The clinical haematology department at the Canberra Region Cancer Centre (CRCC) provides a regional service for the diagnosis and treatment of all types of haematological disorders. These include:

The clinical haematology department at the Canberra Region Cancer Centre (CRCC) provides a regional service for the diagnosis and treatment of all types of haematological disorders. These include:

  • malignant diseases
  • immunological diseases that affect blood causing reduction in any blood cells
  • hereditary blood cell problems
  • clotting problems
  • other non-malignant diseases

We also offer a number of other services, including autologous stem cell transplants, therapeutic apheresis, immunology for rare diseases, iron overload management and haematology clinical trials.

Our services are available at the CRCC and Ward 14B at the Canberra Hospital for inpatient care.

Please call the cancer central access number for more information on 02 6174 8444.

Refer a patient

Patients can only access our services with a valid referral to a named specialist from a GP or specialist. Please ensure all results from previous medical tests are included to assist in the triage and assessment of referrals.

You can fax referrals to us on 02 6174 5544.

Our specialists

Our specialists have interest in general haematological conditions, as well as individual special interests and academic commitments. Your GP can access a list of out specialists through the GP Healthnet.

Clinical Trials

We are active in local, national and international trials and data registries.

You can view the latest clinical trials through the ClinTrialRefer app available on iOS and Android platforms. It’s also downloadable from the internet.

Clinical trial information is also available at the Leukaemia Foundation or by emailing alegall@leukaemia.or.au

Our haematology specialists can provide more information to patients who wish to participate in any clinical trial.

Translational Research

We are closely linked with the John Curtin School of Medical Research (JCSMR) at the Australian National University. We collaborate with them on a number of research projects.

Please visit JCSMR for more information.

Teaching and Training

We have a strong commitment to providing general physician and specialist haematology training. Our section on Medical Officer training provides more information.

Page last updated on: 23 Sep 2018