Dr Anne Haughton





Haematology, blood bank


(07) 3377 8448 


Special practice responsibilities

Haematologist-in-Charge of Transfusion Medicine 

 Special interestsBlood bank, transfusion medicine and malignant haematology







Dr Anne Haughton is a senior haematologist at Sullivan Nicolaides Pathology with special interests in blood bank and transfusion medicine. She plays a prominent national role in in ensuring the maintenance of clinical standards surrounding the supply and use of blood and blood products.

Dr Haughton first completed a Bachelor of Applied Science and was awarded the haematology subject prize and the prize for the student with the highest marks over all the clinical subjects. Anne worked as a multidisciplinary scientist for two years before returning to The University of Queensland to study medicine. She graduated with honours in 1999 and completed her residency at the Logan Hospital and spent several years working rurally at Gympie Hospital.

She went on to undertake specialist training in haematology at The Mater Hospital, The Royal Brisbane and Women’s Hospital and SNP and gained Fellowship of the Royal College of Pathologists of Australasia in 2008.

Dr Haughton is Chair of the Blood Products Advisory Committee for Queensland and is a member of many state and national committees including: the National Blood Authority – Haemovigilance Committee; National Blood Transfusion Committee; National Inventory Management Steering Committee; and the RCPA Quality Assurance Program Committee, among others. She was an Australian Red Cross Blood Service Fellow in 2012.

She also serves on several hospital transfusion committees including: The Wesley Hospital Transfusion Committee, Greenslopes Hospital Transfusion Committee, St Andrew's Hospital Transfusion Committee, Brisbane Private Hospital Transfusion Committee, and The Mater Hospital Transfusion Committee.

She has memberships of the Haematology Society of Australia and New Zealand; the Australian and New Zealand Society of Blood Transfusion; the Australian Society of Thrombosis and Haemostasis; American Association of Blood Banks, the American Society of Clinical Pathology, and the International Society of Blood transfusion.


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