Haematology Service

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1300 342 255 


Clinical Director

A/Prof. Stephen Ting

The Eastern Health Clinical Haematology service provides specialist medical care assessment, investigation and management of patients with general, thrombosis, and malignant haematology conditions. The Haematology unit comprises of 15 haematology consultants and of 5 clinical, laboratory and clinical trials trainees.

The Haematology service has inpatient including autologous blood stem cell transplant and outpatient care for all haematology malignant (acute and chronic leukemias, myeloma, lymphoma, myeloproliferative) and non-malignant (haemostasis thrombosis, aplastic anemia, transfusion related) blood diseases. It also leads the Victorian and Tasmanian Amyloidosis Service (VTAS) receiving state and interstate cases of amyloidoisis for consultation and treatment.

The Clinical Haematology unit has disease specific leads where all new cases are discussed at fortnightly or monthly MultiDiscplinary Meetings (MDMs). Further information about these meetings can be found at the CanNet Victoria Multidisciplinary Team Meeting Directory website. All haematology patients are offered up-to-date evidence-based treatment options together with the latest therapy options through an active clinical trials portfolio. 

The General Haematology and Thrombosis (non-malignant) private clinic provides services for the assessment and diagnostic investigation of haematology and Thrombosis (non-malignant) conditions, such as thrombosis/bleeding, cytopenias, myeloproliferative syndromes, iron deficiency/haemochromatosis.

The Haematology Clinic holds a fortnightly multidisciplinary cancer meeting to discuss and plan the treatment of patients with a haematology malignancy. Further information about this meeting can be found at the NEMICS website