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Haematology / blood transfusion


The haematology department provides diagnostic support to clinical areas in the Trust. We analyse and investigate blood samples to help in the diagnosis of specific disorders and provision of blood component support if needed.

Department head

Dr Louise Tillyer, consultant haematologist

Routine laboratory hours

Royal Brompton Hospital

Monday-Friday: 9am-7:15pm

Saturday: 9am-5:30pm

Sunday: 9am-12:30pm

Harefield Hospital

Monday-Friday: 8.30am-5pm

Weekends and bank holiday: 9am-12pm

Information for doctors

For further advice or referral, please use the numbers listed at right to contact:


Royal Brompton Hospital 

Dr L Tillyer – consultant haematologist

Natalie Turner – lead anticoagulation nurse specialist

Machines are available for self-testing of INR.


Harefield Hospital 

Dr Ketan Patel - consultant haematologist

Gillian Dunning – anticoagulation nurse


Transfusion nurses

There are two transfusion nurses, one at each hospital who provide support and advice for clinicians and patients in transfusion practice.

Royal Brompton

Sydney Street,
London SW3 6NP
Tel: +44 (0)20 7352 8121



location details
Royal Brompton:
Level 2, Sydney Street wing
Harefield: Pathology block
Contact details
Tel: Royal Brompton
+44 (0)20 7351 8401
Tel: Harefield
+44 (0)1895 828 875

Fax: Royal Brompton
+44 (0)20 7351 8402
Fax: Harefield
+44 (0)1895 828 949