Alder Hey Children’s NHS Foundation Trust

Please find below information on therapeutic apheresis service providers for Alder Hey Children’s NHS Foundation Trust:

Haematology - If you require Therapeutic Apheresis for haematological conditions please contact the organisations / departments as listed below:

Thrombotic Thrombocytopenic Purpura (TTP) - Contact the on-call Haematologist. Therapeutic Apheresis would be provided by NHS Blood and Transplant either at the patient’s bedside or at Royal Liverpool University Hospital (dependant on patient age and underlying / associated conditions). Contact and referral information can be found here.

Red Cell Exchange - Contact the on-call Haematologist. Therapeutic Apheresis would be provided by NHS Blood and Transplant

Hyperviscosity - Contact the on-call Haematologist

Leucodepletion - Contact the on-call Haematologist

Renal conditions and vasculitides - Renal team at Alder Hey Hospital

Neurological conditions - Contact the on-call Neurologist

Extracorporeal Photopheresis - NHS Blood and Transplant

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For advice regarding access to therapeutic apheresis services for other urgent clinical conditions, please contact the NHS Blood and Transplant Patient Clinical Team on call Consultant. Contact details are available here.

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If you require access to therapeutic apheresis services from NHS Blood & Transplant but do not currently hold a service level agreement, please refer to the referral information on the website relating to the use of “One Off Treatment Request” forms.

If you find any of this information to be incorrect, please contact Amy Clifford, National Administrator for Therapeutic Apheresis Services on 01179 217430 or at amy.clifford@nhsbt.nhs.uk