Regional Haemophilia Centre
The Haemophilia Centre at Manchester Royal Infirmary is a
comprehensive care centre.
It is the major centre for the treatment of patients with
haemophilia and Von Willebrand's disease in the North West of
There are 450 patients registered with haemophilia, of which
about 150 are treated in any one year.
Other registered patients include 150 with Von Willebrand's
disease, 100 haemophilia carriers, and a small number of patients
with other disorders of haemostasis.
Most of the severely affected haemophiliacs - around 80
- have home treatment programmes that are supervised by the