Haematology is a branch of medicine focused on the diagnosis and treatment of disorders of the blood and blood-forming organs.
Such disorders may involve the:
- components of blood (cells and plasma)
- coagulation (blood clotting) processes
- bone marrow
- lymph nodes.
Patients may be referred to a haematology specialist at Nelson Marlborough Health by a GP (doctor), or other medical specialist.
Page last updated: 13/12/2019