The Regional Cancer and Blood service

The Regional Cancer and Blood service provides active and supportive cancer care to over two million within our Auckland and Northland region, as well as specialist national services.

We see approximately 5,000 new patients each year and 46,000 patients in follow-up/or on treatment assessment appointments.

We’re a passionate and incredibly committed team made up of specialist doctors, nurses, radiation therapists, pharmacists, medical physicists, psychologists, clerical staff and social workers.

We understand the enormous impact cancer has on peoples' lives and strive to provide the upmost support for our patients and their whānau during this difficult time and ensure that our patients and their whānau get the world’s best care with the best possible outcome.

Our services Comprise of Medical Oncology and Radiation Oncology, with the largest oncology unit in New Zealand. Radiation Therapy, Haematology and Haemophilia. We provide Faster Cancer Treatment service, Cancer Psychological and Social Support Initiative and our Cancer and Blood Research. As well as our Genetic Health Service, which is the Northern hub and our national Gastrointestinal Cancer Service.

Auckland Academic Health Alliance

Largest teaching hospital in New Zealand

We have the next generation of professionals in training, having a strong relationship with the University of Auckland which has spanned over five decades, benefiting our people with the unrivalled ability to innovate and evolve our clinical expertise and deliver world class healthcare to our patients.

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Innovate

Clinical Research

Auckland DHB is the largest clinical research facility in New Zealand, with over 1200 active research projects, and is recognised as an international clinical research site. We deliver extensive clinical trials, of up to 100 trials across all stages of trial activity, including an Early Phase Trials Unit.

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Career Growth

Our investment in nursing

We have a high level of clinical nurse specialists and are creating a culture that encourages every nurse to engage in on-going education and research which offers career growth and progression pathways in line with our strategy for cancer nursing.

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The right start

Personalised Orientation

Our fast paced units offer a personalised orientation program and a wide range of autonomous practise opportunities in a friendly environment with excellent clinical support. We are strongly committed to professional development and in-service education programs to support high standards of practice and patient centred care

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Give us a call today, we'd love to hear from you.

For a confidential conversation please connect with Mirah Sharma 09 307 4949 using extension x26037 MirahS@adhb.govt.nz