Royal United Hospital Bath NHS Trust

NHS Blood and Transplant (NHSBT) provide Therapeutic Apheresis Services for Royal United Hospital Bath NHS Trust as outlined in the Service Level Agreement.

To discuss capacity for Apheresis Services provided by NHSBT or for clinical advice, please contact the NHSBT Bristol Therapeutic Apheresis Unit on: 0117 342 1092 (during normal working hours).

For urgent referrals please call our 24 hour referral line on : 0300 020 0496.

For patients who will also require inpatient clinical care, please phone the UHBristol switchboard on 01179 230000 to speak to a Trust Consultant from the relevant clinical specialty and inform the Bristol Apheresis Unit once confirmed.

Please send the completed referral form to the TAS Bristol email address.


Apheresis Service Providers

Providers of Therapeutic Apheresis Services for your Trust are listed below by specialty, with a link to the relevant NHSBT referral form.


  • Plasma Exchange for Haematological conditions e.g. TTP: NHSBT, referral form


Immunology / Rheumatology

Extracorporeal Photopheresis


If any of this information is incorrect, please contact Therapeutic Apheresis Services at