FAQs

Common questions you may have

St George’s Cancer Care is here to help you each and every step of the way on your cancer journey. Here are a few of the most frequently asked questions regarding the Centre’s treatment and processes. If you don’t find the answer to your question, please contact us directly for assistance.

Referrals may be made by any GP or medical specialist in New Zealand. Once we receive a referral letter, patients will be contacted within two days with an appointment for a consultation with a specialist.

To refer a patient, call us on 03 375 6100, send a fax on 03 375 6121, or email us at cancer.care@stgeorges.org.nz.

We also receive referrals through HealthPathways (ERMS) and Medtech PMS’ Specialists & Referrals (SR) system.

For further information click here.

Once we receive a referral letter, patients will be contacted within two days with an appointment for a consultation with a specialist.

You will need to complete some registration information for your first visit. These forms can be emailed or mailed to you ahead of your appointment, or you can complete them when you arrive for your appointment.

To get the most of your first consultation, you may want to bring a support person along and a list of questions you may have.

In most cases, your oncologist will be consistent throughout your treatment plan –Many cancers will require more than one oncologists who is familiar with your cancer diagnosis. This may vary from patient to patient depending on the specific treatment you require.

Following your first consultation with your Oncologist, you will be provided with an estimate of costs for your treatment.

We accept both self-payment patients and those with health insurance.

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Our Administration team manage all referrals and appointments. To cancel or reschedule an appointment, please contact our team on 03 375 6100.

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