Grafton Base Hospital
Grafton Base Hospital is a public hospital located in Grafton. This hospital provides cancer surgery and chemotherapy, with radiation therapy provided at the North Coast Cancer Institute - Lismore Cancer Care Centre.
Location and contact details
Types of treatment
Grafton Base Hospital provides cancer surgery, chemotherapy and haematology services,
Information about additional cancer services including radiation therapy can be found at the North Coast Cancer Institute - Lismore Cancer Care Centre.
Complex treatment, including surgery, should be performed at a recommended hospital. Find out which hospitals are recommended for a range of cancers.
Cancer care teams
Specialists at Grafton Base 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:
- Blood cancer
- Bowel cancer
- Endocrine cancer
- Skin cancer
- Urogenital cancer
- Bowel cancer
- Breast cancer
- Lung cancer
The following cancer specialists work at Grafton Base Hospital:
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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