Structure of the Network- Hospital Based Resources

Specialist Paediatric Haemoglobinopathy Team 

  • Based at Birmingham Children’s Hospital (includes the neonatal screening laboratory)
  • See specialist haemoglobinopathy team for further details

Specialist Adult Haemoglobinopathy Team

  • Based at City Hospital

 

Local Haemoglobinopathy Teams

  • These constitute a network of local Hospitals who have a team with a special interest in haemoglobinopathy
  • They have shared care with the specialist teams and adhere to the same protocols and standards
  • There are 6 local haemoglobinopathy centres in the West Midlands Haemoglobinopathy network
  • See local haemoglobinopathy teams for contact details

Local secondary care paediatric services are also found in:

  • Secondary care paediatric services have paediatricians available but they do not have a team with a special interest in haemoglobinopathy
  • They can offer acute care supported by the specialist centre but do not offer regular outpatient review
  • See district general Hospitals for contact details