Broken Hill Health Service
Broken Hill Health Service is a public hospital located in Broken Hill. This hospital provides cancer surgery, with chemotherapy and haematology services provided at Broken Hill Health Service Chemotherapy Unit.
Location and contact details
Types of treatment
Broken Hill Health Service provides cancer surgery. Information about additional cancer service including chemotherapy and haematology services is available at Broken Hill Health Service Chemotherapy Unit.
Cancer care teams
Specialists at Broken Hill Health Service participate on the multidisciplinary cancer care teams (MDT) listed below. The teams meet regularly to coordinate care for people with these types of cancers:
- Blood cancer
- Bowel cancer
- Bowel cancer
- Breast cancer
- Gynaecological cancer
- Lung cancer
- Upper gastrointestinal cancer
The following cancer specialists work at Broken Hill Health Service:
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).
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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