Royal Liverpool and Broadgreen University Hospitals NHS Trust

Please find below information on therapeutic apheresis service providers for Royal Liverpool and Broadgreen University Hospitals NHS Trust:

Haematology
Thrombotic Thrombocytopenic Purpura (TTP) – For patients with suspected TTP / Microangiopathic Haemolytic Anaemia (MAHA) please contact the on-call Haematology SpR

Red Cell Exchange – For patients with sickle cell disease please contact the on-call Haematology SpR

Hyperviscosity – Contact the on-call Haematology SpR

Leucodepletion – Contact the on-call Haematology SpR

Renal conditions / vasculitides – For patients who may require therapeutic apheresis please contact the renal department at the Royal Liverpool University Hospital for clinical advice and access to treatment

Neurological conditions – For patients who may require therapeutic apheresis please contact your tertiary neurology service provider at the Walton for clinical advice and access to treatment

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