Blacktown Hospital

Public Hospital

Blacktown Hospital is a public hospital located in Blacktown. This hospital provides cancer surgery, with chemotherapy, radiotherapy and haematology services provided at the Blacktown Cancer and Haematology Centre.

Location and contact details

Blacktown Hospital

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18 Blacktown Road Blacktown NSW 2 1 4 8
 
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Types of treatment

Blacktown Hospital provides cancer surgery services.

Information about additional cancer services including chemotherapy, radiotherapy and haematology services can be found at Blacktown Cancer and Haematology Centre.

IMPORTANT INFORMATION

Treatment for some cancers can be complex and patients should be treated at a hospital which meets agreed criteria for managing this type of cancer. These centres are known as specialist cancer centres. Blacktown Hospital is recommended for:

  • rectal cancer

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Cancer care teams

Specialists at Blacktown Hospital participate on the multidisciplinary cancer care teams (MDT) listed below. The teams meet regularly to coordinate care for people with these types of cancers:

Cancer specialists

The following cancer specialists work at Blacktown Hospital:

Additional information

Most treatments are available in both the public and private systems but the costs can be very different. Also, a specialist can work in the public system, private system or both.

It is important to ask about fees before any doctors' visits, tests or treatments. Ask what the fees will be and how much you will get back from Medicare or your private health fund. You will have to pay any remaining costs (the gap payment).

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Patients, their families and carers who do not speak English as a first language or who are Deaf have the right to free, confidential and professional interpreters when they use public health services.

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