Haematology Resources

The tests and services provided by the Department of Haematology have a wide range of clinical implications, the most common being:

  • Diagnosis of anaemia and its causes.
  • Screening blood for indications of infection.
  • Diagnosis of blood diseases such as leukaemia and lymphoma.
  • Diagnosis of exotic diseases such as malaria.
  • Screening and diagnosis of Haemoglobin disorders such as thalassaemia and sickle cell anaemia.
  • Monitoring of diseases and their treatments such as cancer and rheumatoid arthritis.
  • Screening and diagnosis of bleeding disorders such as Haemophilia.
  • Monitoring of anticoagulant therapy (Warfarin and Heparin), and provision of Warfarin dosing information.
  • Compatibility testing and provision of blood components for transfusion.
  • Advice to clinicians and medical staff.

For guidelines for the following please follow the Resource link below to take you to the GHT website page for Haematology guidelines.

  • Coagulation
  • Vitamin B12 defficiency
  • Hereditary Spherocytosis

A series of resources and links to other sites can be found from the GHT library - follow this link.

To contact the department please follow see the Services and Referral tab on the right.

Guideline for the Management of Monoclonal Gammopathies of Undertermined Significance (MGUS)

Please follow the resource link below to view guidance from the Heamatology and Immunology Team at GHFT.

The management advise is based on: 'UK Myeloma Forum (UKMF) and Nordic Myeloma Study Group (NMSG): guidelines for the investigation of newly detected M-proteins and the management of monoclonal gammopathy of undetermined significance (MGUS)'.