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Consultation and treatment for haematology patients is delivered at the Mater Cancer Care Centres at South Brisbane and Springfield. The clinical condition and address for each patient will be considered when determining the consultation/treatment location.
This page contains information for general practitioners on how to refer patients aged 16 years and over to Haematology services at Mater Hospital Brisbane.
This service includes referrals for:
- Leukaemia, lymphoma, multiple myeloma, myelodysplasia and other malignant haematology
- Autologous peripheral blood stem cell cryopreservation and transplantation
- Apheresis non-malignant haematology, including venous thromboembolism and bleeding disorders, Thalassemias and haemoglobinopathies, including sickle cell disease haemolytic anaemia, iron overload
- Bone marrow biopsy
- Obstetric haematology
For other confirmed diagnosis of cancer, please refer to Oncology.
Please include all of the minimum referral requirements and:
Pathology results that prompted the referral and any previous pathology results.
Mater Adult Referral Form
Referrals can be faxed to 07 3163 8548.
Available appointments are provided to our patients based on clinical priority.
This should be used as a general guideline only – categorisation will be based on the individual referral.
- Acute leukaemia
- Aggressive lymphoma
- Severe count abnormalities
- Less severe lymphoma and count abnormalities
- Mildly reduced white count or haemoglobin
Mater endeavours to see all priority patients within 30 days from GP referral
Mater endeavours to see all semi urgent patients within 3 months from GP referral
Mater endeavours to see all routine referrals within 12 months from GP referral
*For urgent referrals, please phone 07 3163 8111 and ask to speak with the Haematology registrar.
Mater Health Services offers patients the opportunity to attend bulk billed clinics. To provide your patient with the opportunity to attend a bulk billed specialist clinic, please provide a named referral to one of our specialists listed above.
If you wish to discuss a referral with a medical officer from this specialty, please contact 07 3163 8111 and ask to speak with the Haematology registrar or on-call consultant.
Alternatively, contact the Clinical Nurse – Referral and Appointment Management Service on 07 3163 6866.
Content reviewed 23/12/15
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