- components of blood (cells and plasma)
- coagulation (blood clotting) processes
- bone marrow
- lymph nodes.
To help in the diagnosis of blood disorders, you will need to be interviewed and examined by a doctor and then probably need to have blood samples taken for analysis in the laboratory. You may also need to have x-rays, bone marrow samples or tissue biopsy.
These results will be assessed, discussed with you by a specialist, and a treatment plan developed.
Some treatments are administered in the Haematology Department Day Stay or Haemophilia sections. Others are administered by your GP (General Practitioner) and some require admission to the Haematology Ward which is Ward 62 in the main building.