North Cumbria Universty Hospitals NHS Trust

Please find below information on therapeutic apheresis service providers for North Cumbria Universty Hospitals NHS Trust:

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

Thrombotic Thrombocytopenic Purpura (TTP) - Please contact the haematology service at Freeman Hospital, Newcastle

Red Cell Exchange - Please contact the haematology service at Freeman Hospital, Newcastle

Hyperviscosity - Please contact the haematology service at Freeman Hospital, Newcastle

Leucodepletion - Please contact the haematology service at Freeman Hospital, Newcastle

Renal conditions / vasculitides - Please contact the on-call Nephrologist

Extracorporeal Photopheresis - NHS Blood and Transplant

Hyperlipidaemia - To discuss treatment for Hyperlipidaemia please contact Dr David Wile at Aintree University Hospital

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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