Archive: Haematology

Autoimmune Haemolytic Anaemia

What is a patient-initiated follow- up appointment? A patient initiated follow up (PIFU for short) allows you to arrange follow up appointments as and when you need them. This puts...

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Haematology PIFU – Bleeding Disorder

What is a patient-initiated follow- up appointment? A patient initiated follow up (PIFU for short) allows you to arrange follow up appointments as and when you need them. This puts...

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Haematology PIFU – Immune Thrombocytopenic Purpura

What is a patient-initiated follow- up appointment? A patient initiated follow up (PIFU for short) allows you to arrange follow up appointments as and when you need them. This puts...

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Factor V Leiden Information

Written by Dr Sarah Davis Haematology Consultant. Adapted from previous document written by Davina Gallagher, Anticoagulant Nurse Specialist and Dr Denise White, Haematology Consultant. What is factor V Leiden? ...

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Bone Marrow Biopsy

You have been referred by your doctor to see a Haematologist, a doctor who specialises in problems with the blood. During the appointment the haematologist may consider it necessary to...

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Management of Malignant Ascites

What is ascites? Ascites is a condition when too much fluid is produced inside the abdomen. Inside the abdomen there is a membrane called the peritoneum. The peritoneum produces a...

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