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The Blood Unit is a Specialist Haematology Group Practice at Cabrini Medical Centre. Our Haematologists Dr Kirsten HerbertA/Prof Melita KenealyDr Michael Dickinson and A/Prof Max Wolf, run a comprehensive, evidence based service to patients with a wide variety of blood conditions.

The Blood Unit provides:

  • Prompt access to Outpatient Haematology Appointments with extended consulting sessions at Cabrini Malvern and Cabrini Brighton.
  • A new Inpatient Haematology Service with a centralised mobile number 0499 300 777 providing direct access to the Haematologist on duty.
  • A new fortnightly ward service roster with daily consultant ward rounds and improved continuity of care.
  • A focus on evidence based practice, quality of communication and follow up.
  • Our Specialist Haematology Nurse for inpatient education, and ongoing outpatient after-care, education and support.

Our Specialist Haematologists practice at both Cabrini Malvern and Cabrini Brighton, with key academic and service provision links to Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre.

Recent News

CAR-T cell therapy is gaining momentum

Blood Cancer Awareness Month: Advice to live by

Approval of Acalabrutinib for relapsed/refractory CLL and SLL

Our Locations

Cabrini Haematology & Oncology Centre, Area E Level 2, 181-183 Wattletree Road, Malvern, Victoria, 3144, Australia

Cabrini Hospital Brighton - 243 New Street, Brighton, Victoria, 3186, Australia