Cancer (Oncology) and Haematology Service
The Bay of Plenty District Health Board's Cancer (Oncology)
outpatient service has clinics at both Tauranga and Whakatāne
Hospitals. The Service also provides a Haematology
Oncology is the medical term for cancer treatment.
Haematology is the medicine speciality for disorders of the blood,
and these disorders are not necessarily cancerous.
Services available in the Bay of Plenty
The Bay of Plenty team consists of specialist doctors in
Oncology and Haematology, Registered Nurses experienced in
Chemotherapy and Haematology treatments, with support from social
workers for help with transport, financial and social issues;
Waipuna Hospice for palliative care; the Cancer Society for
information and support; district nurses for at home or other
in-the-community care; radiology and laboratory services.
The services provided at the two hospitals are chemotherapy
treatment, other intravenous medical treatments, and outpatient
clinics for the medical Oncologist, Haematologist and a radiation
- The Tauranga Centre is open Monday to Friday from 9.00am to
Contact phone 07 579 8153.
- The Whakatāne Centre is open Tuesday to Thursday from 8.00am to
Contact phone 07 306 0859.
The Bay of Plenty DHB is not responsible for the contents or
reliability of the linked websites and does not necessarily endorse
the views expressed within them. Listing shall not be taken as
endorsement of any kind. We cannot guarantee that these links will
work all of the time and we have no control over availability of
the linked pages.
March 24, 2016