Haematology and Transfusion services (last updated 3 Jul 2014)
A full range of haematology services is offered to the entire population of the MTW Trust and to the Primary Care Trusts in Kent and Sussex that have service agreements with the hospital Trust.
|MTW Turnaround times and repertoire||Kent and Medway Pathology Network Haematology/Transfusion Turnaround times|
Transfusion repertoire (for hospital users only)
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If you have any questions or queries about new services please contact the laboratory
Labtestsonline - a public site that explains Pathology tests for patients
The National Blood Service website – if you wish to donate blood
NHS Direct - a public site that provides information and advice about health, illness and health services.
Haematology Limited Service
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|Transfusion||routine antenatal screens|
Haematology Out of Hours Emergency service
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Full Blood Counts
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A& E Coagulation Screen Protocol during On-Call Hours
This protocol has been agreed with the clinical director and consultant in A&E.
Coagulation Screen requests will only be done in the following circumstances:
Exceptions to the above are made if requests are made from the consultant in charge of the patient or the consultant haematologist.
Transfusion Urgent and Out of Hours Requests
Urgent Requests are defined as those essential for the immediate management of the patient. Outside routine working hours, the On-Call Haematology BMS can be contacted.