TB Clinics

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North Central London TB Service

North Central London has commissioned a new network model of TB specialist nurses, dedicated administrators, social care and TB outreach team hosted by Whittington Health. The team work from the South Hub (combined UCLH/Whittington), Royal Free, Edgware and North Middlesex sites.

Outpatient services are offered for all suspected TB and confirmed TB patients, including those with complex medical needs such as HIV-TB, paediatric TB and multidrug-resistant TB and community-based care with outreach workers and social care team. The team supports inpatients with TB, undertaking screening of contacts, outbreaks and new entrants from high incidence countries (view PHE's introduction to testing and treatment).

View NICE TB guidelines.

 

Find & Treat Service

Provided by UCLH.

  • Find & Treat offers mobile, digital x-ray screening and outreach services to tackle TB and key public health infections among homeless people, drug or alcohol users, vulnerable migrants and people who have been in prison.
  • The Mobile Health Unit provides TB and Hepatitis C screening and vaccinations for influenza, pneumoccal disease and Hepatitis B​.
  • Find & Treat offers community-based screening and treatment service for cases of active and latent TB, including the use of Video Observed Therapy (VOT).
  • Residential care for TB patients who would otherwise be homeless.

How to Refer

North Central London TB Services

Royal Free

Via e-Referral.

t: 020 7472 6816

f: 020 7317 7780

e: rftb@nhs.net

South Hub (based at Whittington Hospital)

t: 020 7288 3366

f: 020 7288 3354

e: tbservice@nhs.net (preferred)

Self-referral also available.

Find & Treat Service

Opportunistic screening – see here for screening schedule.

To make a referral or get advice, t: 020 3447 9842


Contact Details

Royal Free

The Grove Centre, Royal Free Hospital, Pond Street, London NW3 2QG

t: 020 7472 6816

f: 020 7317 7780

e: rftb@nhs.net

Adult clinics (apt only) – Tues 14:00–17:00

TB/HIV clinic (apt only) – alternate Wed 14:30–17:00

Paediatric clinic (apt only) – Wed 09:00–12:30 once a month

Contact clinic (apt only) – every two weeks on Mon, 10:00–14:00, and Fri 10:00–14:00 

Walk-in clinic (Hampstead site – no apt) alternate Mon 10:00–14.00, Fri 10:00–14:00

                    (Edgware – no apt) Tues 09:00–12.00 and Thurs 09:00–12:00

Whittington South Hub

TB Service NCL, Level 3, Kenwood Wing, Whittington Hospital, Magdala Avenue, London N19 5NF

t: 020 7288 3366

f: 020 7288 3354

e: tbservice@nhs.net

Adult clinics (apt only) – Wed 14:00–18:00, Thurs 08:30–18:00

TB/HIV clinic and 4 weekly, non-tuberculous mycobacteria clinics (apt only) – Thurs 14:00–16:30

Paediatric clinics (apt only) – Tues 15:00–18:00 (every two weeks)

Contact clinics (apt only) – Mon 13:00–17:00, Fri 08:3–12:30

Walk-in clinics (no apt) – Mon 13:00–16:30, Fri 09:00–13:00

Find & Treat Service

t: 020 3447 9842

e: al.story@nhs.net