What's New



It is with much regret, due to COVID19 that the HSANZ Council, together with ANZSBT and THANZ have decided to postpone the Blood2020 Annual Scientific Meeting.
On the plus side we are still able to hold this in Adelaide which has always been a popular venue

It will now be held at the 
Adelaide Convention Centre
 from 19-22 September 2021

We will keep you posted

02 8097 8114, however it is best to send an email now

Announcing Blood Club 2020: A new, online seminar series for Australian and NZ Blood Cancer Researchers

Dear Blood Cancer and Haematology researchers,
We are pleased to announce a new, online seminar series, Blood Club 2020, featuring some of the latest and most exciting research from Australia. The aim of the series is to promote research activity, while fostering communication and collaboration during the COVID19-related restrictions in activity.

When: Weekly seminars, Wednesdays 11am AEST, commencing April 15 2020.

Media: Zoom media
Click here for link

With the permission of presenters, we will record presentations and make these available for 1 week, using a private youtube link.

Notification: email notifications will be sent out weekly. Follow my twitter page for updates.


We are seeking future presenters at the faculty and emerging faculty level – please contact the organisers if you are interested in presenting.  We look forward to these exciting talks and thank you for your participation,

Steven Lane, Nikki Verrills and Matthew McCormack

Upcoming Presentations information

State Education Meetings - All meetings on hold for now
NSW Education Dinner
Thursday 25 June 2020 Chris O'Brien Lifehouse
Wednesday 19 August 2020 (Post EHA Meeting) Sir Stamford
Sunday 27 September (All day event) Chris O'Brien Lifehouse
Thursday 29 October Chris O'Brien Lifehouse (TBC)

VIC Inter-hospital Meeting
Tuesday 9 June 2020
Tuesday 14 July 2020
Tuesday 11 August 2020
Tuesday 8 September 2020
Tuesday 13 October 2020
Tuesday 10 November 2020

Positions Vacant
Consultant Haematologist, Christchurch Hospital, New Zealand
Associate Clinical Haematologist, Albury Wodonga (NSW/VIC)
Clinical Fellow: CAR T-Cell Programme, Wellington, New Zealand


HSANZ Nurses Group

For specialist haematology nurses from Australia and New Zealand

More Information




Nurses Group Newsletter July 2018

The Myeloma Special Practice Network Guidelines
Published 14 December 2017

More Information


Nurse PhD Survey

Influence of body temperature re neutropenic sepsis in haematology oncology patients


Positions Vacant

Team Leader (Cancer Services) and Senior Clinical Trials Nurse (Haematology)





ASH’s COVID-19 Resources Website Now Includes Expert Guidance on Frequently Asked Clinical Questions

Subscribe to receive email alerts when new resources are posted.

We understand that hematologists and the entire medical community are focused on addressing the public health crisis related to COVID-19. There are many unanswered questions, and some of you have reached out to ASH looking for guidance during this uncertain time.

In response, we have developed a curated COVID-19 resource webpage that is being updated daily with useful links and resources for hematology clinicians and researchers.

If you haven’t visited the COVID-19 resources page on ASH’s website, you may have missed some important new information.

  • Our “Frequently Asked Clinical Questions” feature includes information about COVID-19 and hematology topics that will be reviewed and updated frequently.

Some Reference Websites and Papers:


Haematology & Oncology COVID-19 Interim Guidance Version 3.0 19 March 2020
Click here for document

HSANZ Members: Further papers under Members Only Resources

MBS Telehealth Expansion -20 April 2020 Changes Click here for document



Blood 2020 Logo

Annual Scientific Meeting

      • Adelaide Convention Centre
        postponed to 19-22 September 2021

        Registrations and Abstracts

More Information



The Haematology Society of Australia & New Zealand (HSANZ) aims to inform members of the most recent developments in haematology, and to advance knowledge and inspire continued professional development in this exciting discipline.