Our Mission

S – source expert recommendations and advice

P – prevent sepsis (infection) with education and vaccine/antibiotic recommendations

L – lead research projects

E – educational resources provided for patients and their families

E – engage regularly with our patients

N – nurses available to support and advise patients and GPs

Patient testimonials

‘Great to see that there is assistance and support for those without a functioning spleen. I lost mine in 1978 and it is still difficult to find medical advice about this condition – thank you, thank you, thank you, Spleen Australia.’  Luke, registered with Spleen Australia since 2015.

‘This service is much appreciated and makes me feel a little less apprehensive about living life without a spleen!’  Angela, registered with Spleen Australia since 2021.

‘Spleen Australia wowed me from my first contact with their service. In the midst of my diagnosis, surgery and treatment, the team took the time to provide detailed advice about living without a functioning spleen. I am extraordinarily impressed with this service.’  Peter, registered with Spleen Australia since 2020.