Cancer Services

Haematology Referrals

All patients must be referred to an individual Haematologist. Please fax referrals to 02 87385176 or email to To assist in triaging the patient appropriately, please include the relevant history, physical findings, medications and the copies of pathology, radiology and other reports.

The urgency and clinic allocation are determined by the referral letter. If you are concerned with the appointment time allocated to your patient, please phone the Haematology Office (02 8738 5167). We would strongly encourage direct telephone contact with the consultant if there are concerns about the patient.

There is also a Haematology Consultant and Registrar on service at all times and they are contactable via Liverpool Hospital switchboard during and after hours for urgent telephone consultation.

Haematology clinics are available in four locations (Liverpool Hospital (28 clinics per week), Bankstown Hospital (2 clinics per week), Campbelltown (1 clinic per week) and Bowral Hospitals (1 clinic every 2 weeks).



Lymphoma MDT

Wednesday 9.30am - 10.30am Weekly



Ph: (02) 8738 5167
Fax (02) 8738 5176

Haematology Director

Michael Harvey

Haematology Clinical Nurse Consultant
Bone Marrow Transplant Coordinator

Nurse Coordinator

Karl Jobburn
Gai Fairnham

Ph: 0439813807

Radiation Oncology

Professor Michael Barton
Dr Eng Siew Koh
Dr George Papadatos


Dr Adam Bryant
Dr Samantha Day
A/Professor Lindsay Dunlop
Dr Michael Harvey
Dr Danny Hsu
Dr Minh Hua
Dr Silvia Ling
Dr Penelope Motum
Dr Nag Sungala
Dr Nicholas Viiala
Dr Anne Marie Watson
Dr Renee Eslik
Dr Lye Lin Ho

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Immediate referral to Emergency Phone Haematology Consultant on call

Urgent - Category 1: likely to receive an appointment within 7 days

  • Suspected Acute leukaemia
  • Spontaneous bleeding
  • Bleeding whilst on anticoagulation
  • Fever-neutropenia whilst on chemotherapy
  • New severe thrombocytopenia (Platelets <30)
  • Unexplained severe anaemia (HB <70g/L)
  • Severe neutropenia < 0.5 X 10^9/L
  • Suspected spinal cord compression in association with haematological malignancy
  • Transfusion reactions
  • Any new diagnosis of Hodgkin lymphoma, higher grade lymphomas and leukaemias, significant bone marrow failure
  • Significant bleeding or thrombotic disorders requiring early intervention.


  • Delay of immediate treatment would result in significant risk to the patient.
  • Immediate hospitalisation required


  • Suspected or confirmed malignancy requiring early therapy.
  • Significant bone marrow failure
  • Major functional impairment.

Optimal care pathways for people with Acute Myeloid Leukaemia
Optimal care pathways for people with high-grade Glioma
Optimal care pathways for people with Hodgkin and diffuse large B-Cell Lymphomas


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