Clinical Haematology provides diagnosis and treatment of blood disorders, including haematological malignancies. In-patient, day case and outpatient services are provided at the Countess of Chester. The 16-bedded Haematology and Oncology Suite provides facilities for day case patients undergoing most tests used in investigative medicine. Medical staff are supported by a Staff Grade Doctor and two highly experienced trained Nurse specialists.
The unit has three main functions:
- Clinic Area (Clinics are also provided by visiting medical staff, e.g. Oncology clinic)
- Medical Day Case Treatment e.g. chemotherapy, bone marrow examination, venesection
- Programmed Investigation Unit e.g. Endocrine tests