North Central London TB Service

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The specialist medical and nursing teams of the North Central London Tuberculosis (TB) Service use the latest methods to test and treat people with suspected or known TB. The aim of the service is to reduce the prevalence of new TB cases, improve outcomes and provide a better patient experience for people with TB in North Central London. Treatment is provided regardless of where patients live and their immigration status.

The local clinic for Islington patients is the service's South Hub at Whittington Hospital (a combined University College London Hospitals/Whittington service).

Care is provided for all patients with TB or suspected TB including specialist care of patients with multidrug resistant TB (MDR TB), TB in children and those with HIV-TB. There is also a clinic for patients with non-tuberculous mycobacterial infections (NTM).

 


Eligibility criteria

Inclusions

Adults and children with with suspected or known TB, regardless of where they live or immigration status


How to refer

Self-referral

If people suspect that they or their child(ren) have either been in contact with or have symptoms of TB, they can attend a walk-in clinic, or self refer by phone or using the online form.  

Walk-in clinincs are held at the South Hub

  • Monday: 1pm-3.30pm
  • Friday: 9am-12:30pm

t: 0207 2883366

w: https://www.whittington.nhs.uk/mini-apps/default.asp?page=TBServices/TBService-Whitt.aspx


Locations


External Links

Provided By


Service Feedback

Contact Name

TB Service North Central London

Email Address

e: tbservice@nhs.net

Website

w: http://tbnorthcentrallondon.nhs.uk/

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Last updated: Mar 5th, 2020
Review date: Mar 5th, 2021