Orange Health Service
Orange Health Service is a public hospital located in Orange. This hospital provides cancer surgery with chemotherapy, radiation therapy and haematology available at the Central West Cancer Centre.
Location and contact details
Types of treatment
Orange Health Service provides cancer surgery.
Information about additional cancer services including chemotherapy, radiation therapy and haematology services can be found at the Central West Cancer Centre.
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. Orange Health Service is recommended for:
- breast cancer
- colon cancer
Cancer care teams
Specialists at Orange 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:
- Bowel cancer
- Upper gastrointestinal cancer
- Breast cancer
- Skin cancer
- Head and neck cancer
- Skin cancer
- Lung cancer
- Neuroendocrine cancer
- Urogenital cancer
The following cancer specialists work at Orange 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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