Skip to main content
Children's Haematology and Oncology

This site is best viewed with a modern browser. You appear to be using an old version of Internet Explorer.

Paediatric Haemostasis Unit

Oxford Haemophilia and Thrombosis Centre (OHTC) is a large comprehensive centre providing care to patients with inherited and acquired bleeding and clotting disorders.

The Adult Haemophilia Service is based at the Nuffield Orthopaedic Centre (NOC).

Our service

The Paediatric Haemostasis Unit provides a comprehensive clinical service for children with inherited bleeding disorders across Oxfordshire, the Thames Valley Network and beyond. We offer extended clotting diagnostic testing and ongoing management for registered patients.

We have a multidisciplinary team specialising in coagulation, comprising consultants, nurses, physiotherapists and research staff.

Please visit 'Our team'


New patient clinic

Consultant / ANP Clinics

Wednesdays 9.30am - 12.00 noon

Routine follow-up clinics

MDT clinics with involvement of medical, specialist nursing and physiotherapy staff

Tuesdays 12.00 noon - 3.00pm

Wednesday afternoon telephone clinic with ANPs for mild bleeding disorder patients

Thursdays 9.30am - 1.00pm


We use the Ready Steady Go and Hello programmes for transitioning care to adult services, in line with NICE guidance.

We work with young people and parents from about the age of 14 to develop skills and understanding of their condition in preparation for transition.


Oxford Haemophilia and Thrombosis Centre is very active in clinical research, participating in many national and international studies.

The choice to take part in research is entirely yours. If you prefer not to take part, your decision will be respected by your team and it will not affect the care you receive.

Find us and contact us

Paediatric Haemostasis Unit
Children's Outpatients
Level LG1 Children's Hospital
John Radcliffe Hospital
Headley Way
Oxford OX3 9DU

Urgent problems

Routine hours

Please call the Nursing Team: 01865 226562

If the phone line is engaged or you get the Voicemail facility:

  • for urgent advice (e.g. active bleed, head injury, treatment support on the day or concerns regarding a central line) please call Switchboard and ask to bleep the nursing team on 5926
  • if an immediate response is not required, please leave a message which will be responded to by the end of the working day or email us as below.

Emergency out of hours

Outside office hours, on weekends or public holidays.

Tel: 0300 304 7777 (Switchboard)

Ask to speak to the Specialist Haematology Registrar on call.

Non-urgent enquiries

Appointment changes, travel letters, school information

We would appreciate it if you could email to ensure that patients can get through to the Nursing Team when needed and we can prioritise patient care appropriately.


These will be followed up with a phone call or replied to within three working days.

Referrals and other queries

Haemophilia Secretary: 01865 234212

Last reviewed:23 April 2024