Our Services

The Haematology Team

The Haematology Team specialises in the care of people with blood disorders, some of which may be cancer and others may not. The team is part of the multidisciplinary health care team who visit patients on the wards, in outpatient departments and if appropriate, in their own homes.

Our team

The team provides information, education, advice and support for patients, their families and carers, from diagnosis onwards on areas covering all different types of haematological disorders: benign and malignant.

The team includes:

Name Title  Number
Dr John Hudson Consultant Haematologist 01625 661806
Karen Richards Personal Secretary 01625 661801
Yvette Ibbotson Clinical Nurse Specialist 01625 663228

 

 

 

Who can use this service?

This service is for any patient who has a suspected or diagnosed haematological disorder. The nurse specialist can also provide advice and support for family and carers. This service is also available for other health professionals to access for information and to provide a seamless pathway of care for the patient.

Where can you see the Haematology Team?

  • On the wards of the East Cheshire NHS Trust (in patients)
  • Macmillan Cancer Resource Centre
  • General Outpatients Department
  • In your own home

When is the service available?

This service is available from Monday – Friday   9.00am - 5.00pm. There is an answer phone available at all other times. Please contact the haematology nurse specialist if you have any worries or concerns. The nurse specialist is able to contact any member of the multidisciplinary team who are involved in your care on your behalf.

More information

Sr Yvette Ibbotson
Macmillan Cancer Resource Centre
Macclesfield District General Hospital
Victoria Road
Macclesfield
SK10 3BL
Tel: 01625 663228
Mobile:07826530943                                                                                                 
Karen Richards
Pathology
The Cooper Building
Macclesfield District General Hospital
Victoria Road
Macclesfield
SK10 3BL
Tel: 01625 661801
Useful contacts

Macmillan Cancer Resource Centre
Macclesfield District General Hospital
Telephone: 01625 663128

Cancer Aid and listening line
Telephone: 0161 480 5464

Macmillan Cancer Support
Freephone: 0808 808 0000

The Christie Cancer Information Centre
0161 446 8100

 

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