Tameside Hospital NHS Foundation Trust

Please find below information on therapeutic apheresis service providers for Tameside Hospital NHS Foundation Trust:

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

Thrombotic Thrombocytopenic Purpura (TTP) – For patients with suspected TTP / Microangiopathic Haemolytic Anaemia (MAHA) please contact Haematology at the Royal Liverpool University Hospital for advice and access to therapeutic apheresis if required. Contact and referral information can be found here.

Red Cell Exchange – For patients with sickle cell disease please contact Haematology at the Manchester Royal Infirmary for advice (red cell team during working hours, general haematology on call out of hours).

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 / vasculitides – For patients who may require therapeutic apheresis please contact your tertiary renal care provider at Manchester Royal Infirmary for advice and access to treatment

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

Extracorporeal Photopheresis - NHS Blood and Transplant.

Hyperlipidaemia - To discuss treatment for Hyperlipidaemia please contact Dr Handrean Soran at Manchester Royal Infirmary.

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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