Muswellbrook Hospital is a public hospital located in Muswellbrook. This hospital provides cancer surgery and chemotherapy.
Location and contact details
Types of treatment
Muswellbrook Hospital provides cancer surgery and chemotherapy services,
Information about additional cancer services including radiation therapy can be found at Calvary Mater Newcastle Cancer 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 Muswellbrook 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:
- Bowel cancer
- Upper gastrointestinal cancer
- Breast cancer
- Gynaecological cancer
- Lung cancer
- Urogenital cancer
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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