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TAS units

Therapeutic Apheresis Services are delivered across England and North Wales by eight units. Each unit has a consultant and lead nurse who manage a clinical team to provide apheresis services.

Birmingham

Therapeutic Apheresis Service
Sickle Cell and Thalassaemia Centre
Haemaglobinopathy Unit
City Hospital
Dudley Road
Winson Green
Birmingham
B18 7QH
Directions (the Sickle Cell & Thalassaemia centre is located on the first floor of the main hospital building, opposite ward D15)
Tel: 0121 471 2563
 
TAS Lead Consultant - Dr Rekha Anand
  
Lead Nurse
Bridget Hughes
 
Services provided
  • Automated Red Cell Exchange

Please email referrals to NHSBT.TASBirmingham@nhs.net

 

Bristol

Therapeutic Apheresis Unit
Level 7 (D702)
Bristol Haematology and Oncology Centre
Horfield Road
Bristol
BS2 8ED

Directions 
Tel: 0117 342 1092 or 0117 342 1093

TAS Lead Consultant - Dr James Griffin BSc (Hons), MBChB (Hons), PHD, MRCP (UK), FRCPath

Clinical Director - Stem Cells, Therapeutic Apheresis and Tissue Services

Consultant in Haematology NHS Blood & Transplant and University Hospitals Bristol NHS Foundation Trust

TAS Lead Nurse - Alka Chauhan

Services provided

  • Therapeutic Plasma Exchange
  • Red Cell Exchange
  • Peripheral Blood Stem Cell Collection
  • Platelet Depletion
  • White Cell Depletion
  • Low Density Lipid Removal
  • Extracorporeal Photopheresis

Please email referrals to NHSBT.TAS.Bristol@nhs.net 


Leeds

Floor 3 Bexley Wing
St James University Hospital
Beckett Street
Leeds
LS9 7TF

Directions
Tel: 0113 206 8131

TAS Lead Consultant - Dr Marina Karakantza MBBS, MD

Consultant in Haematology NHS Blood & Transplant

TAS Lead Nurse - Bridget Hughes

Services provided

  • Therapeutic Plasma Exchange
  • Red Cell Exchange
  • Peripheral Blood Stem Cell Collection
  • Platelet Depletion
  • White Cell Depletion
  • Low Density Lipid Removal

Please email referrals to NHSBT.TAS.Leeds@nhs.net

 

Liverpool

Ward 7X
Room 6
Royal Liverpool University Hospital
Prescot Street
Liverpool
L7 8XP

Directions 
Tel: 0151 709 2559

If you would like to make or discuss a patient referral please telephone or fax:
Tel: 0151 268 7013

TAS Lead Consultant - Dr Therese Callaghan BSc, MB,ChB, FRCPSG, FRCPath

Consultant Haematologist NHS Blood & Transplant and Royal Liverpool University Hospital.

Honorary Consultant Haematologist The Christie NHS Trust and Central Manchester University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust.

TAS Lead Nurse - Sandra Jones 

Services provided

  • Therapeutic Plasma Exchange
  • Red Cell Exchange
  • Peripheral Blood Stem Cell Collection
  • Platelet Depletion
  • White Cell Depletion
  • Extracorporeal Photopheresis

Please email referrals to NHSBT.TAS.Liverpool@NHS.net

 

London

Lion Ward
6th Floor VCB Building
Great Ormond Street Hospital
Great Ormond Street
London
WC1N 3JH

Directions
Tel: 020 7405 9200 extension 1334

TAS Lead Consultant - Dr Helen New

TAS Lead Nurse - Nancy O’Brien

Services provided

  • Therapeutic Plasma Exchange
  • Red Cell Exchange
  • Peripheral Blood Stem Cell Collection
  • Platelet Depletion
  • White Cell Depletion

Please email all referrals to NHSBT.TAS.London@nhs.net


Manchester

NHSBT Photopheresis Unit
The Christie NHS Foundation Trust
Wilmslow Road
Withington
Manchester
M20 4BX

Directions 
Tel: 0161 434 8424

If you would like to make or discuss a patient referral please telephone or fax:
Tel: 0151 268 7013

TAS Lead Consultant - Dr Therese Callaghan BSc, MB,ChB, FRCPSG, FRCPath

Consultant Haematologist NHS Blood & Transplant and Royal Liverpool University Hospital

Honorary Consultant Haematologist The Christie NHS Trust and Central Manchester University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

TAS Lead Nurse - Amanda Calderwood 

Services provided

  • Extracorporeal Photopheresis
  • Therapeutic Plasma Exchange
  • Peripheral Blood Stem Cell Collection
  • Red Cell exchange
  • Leucopheresis

Please email referrals to NHSBT.TAS.Manchester@nhs.net

 

Oxford

NHS Blood and Transplant
John Radcliffe Hospital
Oxford
OX3 9BQ

Directions
Tel: 01865 387938

TAS Lead Consultant - Dr Rachel Pawson

TAS Lead Nurse - Sophie Clarke 

Services provided

  • Therapeutic Plasma Exchange
  • Red Cell Exchange
  • Peripheral Blood Stem Cell Collection
  • Extracorporeal Photopheresis
  • Platelet Depletion
  • White Cell Depletion

Please email referrals to NHSBT.stsnursesoxford@nhs.net

 

Sheffield

Therapeutic Apheresis Unit
Room O12
Royal Hallamshire Hospital
Glossop Road
Sheffield
S10 2JF

Directions
Tel: 0114 226 1378

TAS Lead Consultant - Dr Khaled El-Ghariani MA, FRCP, FRCPath

Consultant in Haematology and Transfusion Medicine and Honorary Senior Clinical Lecturer, NHS Blood & Transplant, Sheffield Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust and the University of Sheffield

TAS Lead Nurse Emma Green

Services provided

  • Therapeutic Plasma Exchange
  • Red Cell Exchange
  • Peripheral Blood Stem Cell Collection
  • Platelet Depletion
  • White Cell Depletion

Please email referrals to NHSBT.TAS.Sheffield@nhs.net