North Wales: Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board

Please find below information on therapeutic apheresis service providers for Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board:

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

Thrombotic Thrombocytopenic Purpura (TTP) – Contact the renal / apheresis team within your hospital

Red Cell Exchange – Contact the renal / apheresis team within your hospital

Hyperviscosity – Contact your tertiary provider for haemato-oncology for advice and access to therapeutic apheresis if required.

Leucodepletion – Contact your tertiary provider for haemato-oncology for advice and access to therapeutic apheresis if required.

Renal conditions and vasculitides - Contact the renal / apheresis team within your hospital

Neurological conditions - Contact The Walton Centre

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