Corner of Edith & Platt Streets
Waratah NSW 2298

Telephone (02) 4921 1211


Calvary Mater Newcastle



Our Service

The Haematology Unit sees patients from the Hunter region however some referrals are also received from outside the local area. The Unit provides a comprehensive service including:

  •  Management of Bone Marrow malignancies including Acute Leukaemia, Chronic Leukaemia, Multiple Myeloma and Lymphoma
  • Treatment and investigation of Bone Marrow failure states i.e. Anaemia, Neutropaenia and Thrombocytopaenia
  • Treatment and Diagnosis of Acquired and Inherited Bleeding and Thrombotic Disorders
  • Peripheral Blood Stem Cell Transplantation
  • A consultation service to all hospitals in the Hunter New England Local Health District and all Hunter Area Pathology Service/Pathology North partners.

The unit consists of a 12 bed inpatient ward (5C), a Haematology Day Ward (5D) and outpatient clinics.

The Day Ward (5D) provides day-only transfusion, assessment and outpatient management of recently discharged patients who require ongoing close supervision and platelet transfusion, and other outpatient treatments e.g. lumbar punctures and IV therapy.

The Day Ward provides an apheresis service for Peripheral Blood Stem Cell Harvesting and Plasmapheresis.

Outpatient clinics are held on a regular basis in the medical centre, located on level 3 accessed via Platt Street, Waratah.

Our Staff

Medical Staff

Staff Specialist Haematologists

Dr Phillip Rowlings                   Director of Haematology

Dr Arno Enno                          Senior Staff Specialist

Dr Sandra Deveridge                Senior Staff Specialist

Dr Michael Seldon                   Senior Staff Specialist

Dr Mark Walsh                        Staff Specialist

Dr Anoop Enjeti                       Staff Specialist

Dr Jillian De MelManche           Staff Specialist

Dr Sam Yuen                           Staff Specialist                                               

Contact Persons

Dr Phillip Rowlings - Director of Haematology, Telephone: 4921 1222

Social Worker, Telephone: 40144811                                                                                                 

Pharmacist, Telephone: 4921 1130                                   

Nursing Unit Manager, Telephone: 40143816

Clinical Nurse Consultant, Telephone: 49211370