Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust
NHS Blood and Transplant provide Plasma Exchange for Wythenshawe Hospital. For other therapies, please see 'Other specialties/conditions' below.
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). The Manchester Royal Infirmary switchboard phone number is: 0161 276 1234. Please contact Royal Manchester Children’s Hospital if paediatric. The Royal Manchester Children’s Hospital switchboard phone number is: 0161 276 1234
Hyperviscosity - Contact your tertiary haemato-oncology care provider if clinical support required.
Leucodepletion - Contact your tertiary haemato-oncology care provider if clinical support required
Renal conditions / vasculitides – For patients who may require therapeutic apheresis please contact your tertiary renal care provider at Manchester Royal Infirmary / Salford Royal 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 – Please contact NHS Blood and Transplant for clinical support or advice
Hyperlipidaemia - To discuss treatment for Hyperlipidaemia please contact Dr Handrean Soran at Manchester Royal Infirmary.