Paediatric Oncology

Donations and funds raised for the John Hunter Children's Hospital Paediatric Oncology Unit are used to purchase cancer specific medial equipment, improve our unit's services and implement support programs.

Oncology and haematology services have been provided at John Hunter Children's Hospital since 1999 when the first paediatric oncology/haematology specialist was appointed.

The services provides diagnosis, treatment and follow-up for children and young people up to and including 18 years of age with all forms of paediatric cancer, including solid tumours and lymphoreticular malignancies.

In addition, specialist paediatric haematology consultation, review and management is available for children and young people with non-malignant haematological conditions.

With your support we will be able to continue to provide quality facilities and care for children and young people with caner from Newcastle, Hunter New England and Mid North Coast regions.

Thank you for supporting this specialised and extremly important unit.

John Hunter Children's Hospital

Children, Young People and Families (CYPF)

Specialist children’s health services have been available throughout Hunter New England for many years. The Children, Young People and Families (CYFP) Directorate of Hunter New England Local Health District integrates a range of health care services designed to meet the ever-changing health needs of babies, children, young people and their families.

The services offered throughout the CYPF network ensure that kids from the bush to the beach have access to world-class health professionals and care.

This single network throughout our region brings together the vast range of hospital and community-based services in the Lake Macquarie, Upper and Lower Hunter, Port Stephens, Lower Mid North Coast and Greater Newcastle regions.

The John Hunter Children’s Hospital is the main treatment facility for the most seriously ill and injured children throughout Northern NSW.

The services offered by CYPF do not operate under just one roof, in-fact CYPF’s network of services spans an area the size of the UK.

Despite this vast geographical network, CYPF is able to provide access to world-class quality health care with our specialists travelling to regional and rural centres. This services, known as Outreach enables CYPF to meet the health care needs of families who otherwise need to travel many hours to see their paediatric specialist.

Thank you for supporting the Paediatric Oncology Unit at John Hunter Children’s Hospital. 

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