Referrals and Resources

Leukaemia & Blood Cancer New Zealand (LBC) produce a range of educational materials and resources for healthcare professionals, patients and the community.

Support Services referral form

You can complete a referral form online or download a hard copy to refer patients and/or family members to Leukaemia & Blood Cancer New Zealand. If you prefer to fill out the hard copy form please scan and email the form to supportservices@leukaemia.org.nz or post to PO Box 99182, Newmarket, Auckland.

Information for GP’s

We have a dedicated booklet to inform GPs about blood cancers and late effects that may arise from these forms of cancer – Blood cancer what is the GP’s role?

The following resources are also available to download:

Early Diagnosis and Referral of Lymphoma is Critical article by Drs. Ken Bradstock and Peter Browett
Is Lymphoma on Your Radar? decision support tool 
Understanding Lymphoma A4 tear off pad
Understanding Lymphoma wall poster

Booklets

We have a wide range of bookletsfor patients and their family/whanau and friends, which are reviewed by haematologists. These include information about blood cancers and related conditions, their treatment, and support available.

Our ‘Blood Cancer and Conditions’ booklet is available in 9 languages; Maori, Samoan, Cook Island Maori, Niuean, Tongan, Chinese (Simplified and Traditional), Korean and Hindi.

DVD’s

LBC have produced a wide range of videos providing a comprehensive overview of blood cancer with focus on bone marrow biology, disease specific information, and management strategies. You can find many of these on our Youtube channel.

Children’s books

We currently have four picture books which have been written specially for children who have been diagnosed with a blood cancer, also useful when a family member has been diagnosed. They describe the processes of diagnosis and treatment, and are a helpful tool to explain these concepts to children.

Publications

We produce four magazines:LifeBlood, Leukaemia Today, Lymphoma Today, Myeloma Today which feature patient stories, coping strategies and important information for those affected by blood cancer. You can find our latest publications on our Information Booklets page.

Resource Library

We have a large selection of books, CD’s and DVD’s available for loan. LBC also publish a list of recommended websites should patients or professionals want to seek information online. Download this here.

Where can you get these resources?

All resources are available at no cost. Please contact our Support Services team on 0800 15 10 15.