Haematology in Lewisham
The haematology department provides a broad range of laboratory and clinical services to meet the needs of the local population aged 16 and over.
The laboratory services are fully CPA accredited for Haematology and Immunology. Clinical Services Include BCSH Level 2 provision for haemato-oncology, sickle cell and haemophilia.
The Haemophilia Centre forms part of the recently reconfigured South London Network for Provision of Services for patients with inherited bleeding disorders. It provides clinical, nursing, laboratory and social support for this group of patients.
Inpatients are located on the medical wards, mainly Laurel, and Day Cases in Suite 8. The Haemophilia Centre is co-located with the Laboratory, and clinics are held in suites 2, 4 and 8 as well as in the Haemophilia Centre.
What conditions are treated?
- All haematological malignancies up to induction of acute leukaemia but excluding bone marrow transplantation
- Sickle cell disease and thalassaemias
- Haemostasis and thrombosis
- General haematology (anaemias, other cytopenias, haematinic deficiencies, etc)
What services are offered?
- Laboratory services
- Chemotherapy service including intra-thecal
- Anticoagulant service
- Thrombosis service
- Transfusion service
- Referral and liaison services to all other departments and GPs
- Teaching and training
- Round the clock clinical and laboratory on-call service
Sickle cell and thalassaemia service
The document below provides information about the sickle cell and thalassaemia service for adults and young people aged 16 or more at Lewisham and Greenwich NHS Trust and in the community.