Haemophilia clinical services

 

Haemophilia services form an integral part of the comprehensive care centre based on the 1st floor, North Wing at St Thomas’ Hospital. The services have been designed to minimise hospital visits, and provide a ‘one-stop-shop’ service for the following:

    • investigation of acquired and inherited bleeding disorders
    • family/genetic studies
    • genetic counselling
    • community nursing support
    • physiotherapy services
    • active encouragement of self-management and an active lifestyle
    • educational support
    • paediatric clinics
    • orthopaedic clinics
    • specialist consultations for complex, general and orthopaedic surgical procedures
    • HIV clinics
    • hepatology clinics
    • combined haemophilia/HIV/hepatology clinics
    • aromatherapy
    • counselling by psychologists
    • thrombophilia services 
    • investigation of acquired and inherited disorders
    • peri-operative advice and management
    • advice on management of thrombosis and pregnancy
    • advice on hormone replacement/oral contraception
    • advice about travel
    • women's bleeding clinics (in collaboration with the gynaecology service).