PCH’s Department of Paediatric and Adolescent Oncology and Haematology
Phone: (08) 6456 2222
15 Hospital Avenue
Service Provider Category
Counselling/pastoral care, Equipment hire, Paediatric palliative care
Type of Service(s) offered
Community support to patients in the home, Consultative service provided to the hospital, Social worker
Perth Children Hospital’s Department of Paediatric and Adolescent Oncology and Haematology provides a wide range of services for the diagnosis and management of children and adolescents with cancer and blood disorders.
We are a large multi-disciplinary team, with medical and psychosocial expertise in providing inpatient, same day and outpatient care for children and young people with cancer, malignant blood disorders, non-malignant blood disorders such as haemophilia, and in managing haemopoietic stem cell transplantation.
Services we provide
- Developing treatment plans and providing comprehensive support for patients with cancer and haematology conditions (aged 0-16) and their families.
- Caring for oncology and haematology inpatients in a dedicated unit (Ward 1A).
- Managing patients requiring bone marrow transplant for cancer and other conditions through the Cord and Marrow Transplant Program.
- Providing outpatient and same day care for patients within an Oncology and Haematology Outpatients and Same Day Care clinic (Clinic H, Level 1).
- Coordinating telehealth services for patients.
- Providing a Palliative Care service as well as bereavement support for families.
- Facilitating patient participation in clinical trials through our involvement in national and international cooperative clinical trials groups such as the Children’s Oncology Group, Australian and New Zealand Children’s Haematology/Oncology Group, International Society for Paediatric Oncology and St Jude Children’s Research Hospital.
- Providing follow up care and ongoing support for children and adolescents who have completed treatment through the Late Effects and Survivorship Program.
- Facilitating the transition of children and adolescents to adult services where appropriate
- Paediatric and Adolescent Haemophilia and other Bleeding Disorders, Therapy Centre.
Patients may also be able to access educational support from the School of Special Educational Needs: Medical and Mental Health.
Eligible families may be able to access PCH’s parent accommodation.