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Haematology and Transfusion

Service Description:

We are a specialist tertiary referral centre for paediatric haematology and transfusion. We have many specialities including haemophilia and haemato-oncology. We perform rapid-routine and specialised blood testing 24/7. Expert paediatric result interpretation is always available.


Dr John Grainger - Laboratory Lead
Dr Andrew Will
Dr Rob Wynn
Dr Maged Gharib
Dr Bernadette Brennan
Dr Guy Makin
Dr Meyer


Patients: by referral via Consultants' secretaries.
Internal/ GP samples: via on-line ordering
External samples: please call the laboratory


Pathology laboratories at:

Royal Manchester Children's Hospital
Oxford Road
M13 9WL

Contact Number:

Dr Grainger and Dr Will's secretary: 0161 701 8416
Dr Wynn and Dr Bonney's secretary: 0161 701 8417
Dr Makin and Dr Meyer secretary: 0161 701 8418
Dr Brennan's  secretary: 0161 701 8419

Nursing Team
Haemophilia Nurse Practitioners: 0161 701 8444
Haematology Specialist Nurses: 0161 701 8444
Haematology Research Nurse: 0161 701 8429
Macmillan Specialist Nurse team: 0161 701 8428
Oncology Research Nurses: 0161 701 8431

Additional Support:

There are GP and haemato-oncology paediatric blood sampling clinics available.

The department works closely with the Stem Cell Laboratory to deliver co-ordinated care.

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