Our patient-focused team approach provides streamlined, efficient management throughout the cancer experience
Northern Haematology & Oncology Group is a private practice directed by Dr Josie Rutovitz, A/Prof Gavin Marx and Dr Jane Freeman. Our mission is to ensure the management of all facets of our patients' cancer experience is optimal and as streamlined as possible. At NHOG, our team of health professionals strive to provide excellence in patient-centred care through and integrated and multidisclipinary team approach. Our friendly and supportive administration staff are well trained to facilitate timely and efficient management of our patients’ treatment bookings.
Medical Oncologists are specialist physicians trained in diagnosing and treating cancer using chemotherapy, immunotherapy, hormonal, biological and targeted therapies.
Clinical Haematologists are specialist physicians trained in diagnosing, treating and preventing malignant and non-malignant diseases of the blood and bone marrow.
A Cancer Pain Specialist provides evidence-based, safe and effective pain management, using various advanced interventional modalities to manage persistent pain related to current or past cancer.
Palliative care is an approach that improves the quality of life for patients and their families facing the problem of a life-threatening illness through the prevention and relief of suffering by the treatment of pain and other problems - physical, psychosocial and spiritual.
A genetic oncologist is a medical oncologist who specialises in inherited cancer. Genetic oncologists provide genetic testing, risk assessment and risk management advice for individuals, including those who have not had a cancer, and their families.
Our Clinical and Consulting Psychologists have expertise in supporting patients and their families affected by a diagnosis of cancer. Psychological interventions can help improve the quality of life and well-being of those dealing with cancer. The provision of emotional support alongside medical interventions is now considered "best practice care".
Accredited practicing dietitians are uniquely qualified to provide individualised nutrition advice for medical conditions. The dietitian applies the science of nutrition to promote health and the overall well-being of patients during and after their treatment.
REFER A PATIENT
If you would like to be seen by one of our health professionals, simply email or fax a referral from a medical practitioner involved in your care.
Once your referral has been reviewed by the doctor, one of our friendly reception staff will contact you with an appointment. Please make sure your contact details are included with your referral.
If you have had any recent blood tests or imaging, these results should accompany the referral.