The Melbourne Private Hospital Infusion Services Department offers a calm and relaxing environment for patients to undertake their intravenous infusions. And our team of oncology and haematology nurses provide patients with exceptional care and attention.

Our dedicated facility with four chairs and six beds offers a range of intravenous infusions such as chemotherapy, immunotherapy, blood transfusion, iron infusions and other treatments.

Many of our medical oncologists and radiation oncologists have consulting rooms onsite. There is an onsite pharmacy to help monitor your treatment and answer any questions you may have.


  • Blood and blood product transfusions
  • Monoclonal and biological therapies
  • Portacath and PICC line management and education
  • Targeted therapies
  • Venesection
  • Antineoplastic therapies
  • Iron infusion

Other support services

As part of your private patient treatment we also offer access to a breast care nurse, stomal therapy nurse, dietitian, and palliative care. And an inpatient physiotherapist and occupational therapist.

We can help you access off-site counsellors and social workers and connect you with Cancer Council Victoria.

The Infusion Services Department on Level 1 is open Monday to Friday. 

Open access iron infusion

Melbourne Private Hospital offers an iron infusion service. GP referral needed.

Cost of iron infusion

There is a private fee incurred for the infusion which is payable on the day of admission. Fees are subject to change and our staff will discuss fees with you when booking your iron infusion.

Time in hospital

  • Approximately one hour

Before you arrive

  • Due to COVID-19 please contact us beforehand to see if you can bring someone with you
  • We recommend that you don’t bring young children with you if you are their carer
  • We will contact you to arrange a time that suits for your first treatment. If we haven’t contacted you within 48 hours of receiving your GP referral, please call us on 03 8341 3430
  • You don’t need to prepare in any special way for your iron infusion

Treatment plans

  • After your specialist consultation, and with your consent, we’ll create a tailored treatment plan for you

During treatment

  • Our helpful staff are here to make your stay as comfortable as possible
  • Light refreshments available
  • Most patients are usually well enough to drive home

Side effects

  • The nursing team, in collaboration with your specialist, are available to discuss any side effects you may have.
  • There are options to help control any side effects of your treatment

Our doctors

  • Dr Ashish Bajel
  • Dr Andrew Brett
  • Dr Gregory Brown
  • Dr Katherine Buzzard
  • Dr Sabina Ciciriello
  • Assoc Prof Timothy Day
  • Dr Chris Dwyer
  • Dr Gary Hammerschlag
  • Dr Michael Lian
  • Dr Matthew Loft
  • Prof Finlay Macrae
  • Dr Mark Marriott
  • Dr Sara Mgaieth
  • Dr John Moi
  • Dr Georgina Paizis
  • Prof David Russell
  • Dr Peter Tagkalidis
  • Dr Swee Teng Tan
  • Dr John Wentworth
  • Prof Bernard Yan

How to refer

General practitioners can submit a referral to our Day Infusion Unit on fax 03 8341 3431 and we’ll call your patient to offer them the next available appointment. We’ll contact our local physicians who will review the patient and provide a script.

GP Information Brochure - Open Access Iron Infusions

GP Request Form - Open Access Iron Infusions

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