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Haematology / blood transfusion

Overview


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 Ketan Patel - consultant haematologist and lead consultant for blood transfusion



Routine laboratory hours


Royal Brompton Hospital

Monday-Friday: 9am-5:30pm

Saturday/Sunday: 9am-5:30pm


Tel:

  • +44 (0)20 7351 8401 (haematology office manager / PA to consultant haematologists)
  • +44 (0)20 7351 8210 (blood transfusion) 
  • +44 (0)20 7351 8406 (haematology) 


Harefield Hospital

Monday-Friday: 8.30am-5pm

Weekends and bank holiday: 9am-12pm


Tel: 

  • +44 (0)1895 828722 (haematology) 
  • +44 (0)1895 828732 (blood transfusion)


Further support or advice can be obtained from the routine / out of hours consultant haematologist contact via switchboard.



Information for doctors


For further advice or referral, please use the numbers listed below:

 

Royal Brompton Hospital 


Dr Deepa Arachchillage - consultant haematologist

Tel: +44 (0)20 7351 8400


Dr Simona Deplano -consultant haematologist 

Tel: +44 (0)20 7351 8403


Natalie Turner – lead anticoagulation nurse specialist

Tel: +44 (0)20 7351 8498 or bleep 7362

Machines are available for self-testing of INR.

 

Harefield Hospital 


Dr Ketan Patel - consultant haematologist

Tel: +44 (0)1895 828875


Gillian Dunning – anticoagulation nurse

Tel: +44 (0)1895 828802

 

Transfusion nurses

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


Lead clinical nurse specialist (CNS) blood transfusion - Harefield Hospital

Tel: +44 (0)1895 823737 or bleep 6156


CNS blood transfusion - Royal Brompton Hospital 

Tel: +44 (0)20 7351 8405 or bleep 7711


Royal Brompton

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

Harefield

 

Haematology
locations
Royal Brompton:
Level 2, Sydney Street wing
Harefield: Laboratory medicine block