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Haematology Department at Christchurch Hospital

The Canterbury DHB website has information about the Christchurch Hospital Haematology Department. It includes information about the staff, clinics, and services.

Bone Marrow Transplant Unit

The South Island Bone Marrow Transplant Unit (BMTU) is where people from all over the South Island with blood cancers and other blood disorders are treated.

The following booklet has more information about the unit:

Bone Marrow Transplant Unit patient information.

There is also special information for anyone visiting a patient in the Bone Marrow Transplant Unit.

Ranui House

If you are from out of town and need to travel to Christchurch for treatment, you may be able to arrange accommodation at Ranui House. The Bone Marrow Cancer Trust runs Ranui House as a caring, supportive accommodation facility for out-of-town patients and their families.

Talk to your social worker as soon as possible if you think you will need accommodation at Ranui House so arrangements can be made.

Written by HealthInfo clinical advisers. Endorsed by clinical director, Haematology, Canterbury DHB. Updated June 2015.

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