National Coagulation Centre

What we do

The National Coagulation Centre offers a service to patients with a wide range of bleeding and clotting disorders on an in-patient and outpatient basis, including investigation, diganosis, long term mangement and family screening. The NCC provides comprehensive care with a multidisciplinary approach involving nursing, physiotherapy, social work, clinical psychology and dentistry as well as running specialist combined clinics in orthopaedic surgery and infectious diseases.
The NCC is a designated European Haemophilia Comprehensive Care Centre (http://www.euhanet.org)

Contact Details

Phone:  (01)  416 2141 /  (01) 416 2142
Fax: (01)  410 3570
Email: ncc@stjames.ie

Postal address:
National Coagulation Centre,
St James’s Hospital,
James's Street
Dublin 8
D08 A978

H&H Asessment Unit
Opening Hours 08.30-17.00, Monday to Friday
Ph: 01 410 3129
Patients who need advice from a nurse please phone the Assessment Unit directly.
Paitents with a bleed who need to speak to a nurse urgentyl please contact Switch on 01 410 3000 and ask for pager 721.

H&H Ward Out of Hours Service -after 17.00 or at Weekends and Bank Holidays
Ph: 01 410 3132
Patients who need emergency assessment or adivce should phone the H&H Ward prior to attending.
Aleternatively contact St James's Hospital via the main switchboard on 01 410 3000 and ask for the Haematology SHO on-call.

Anticoagulation Clinic and Self Testing Monitoring
Ph: 01 428 4403 (Nursing)
Ph: 01 416 2637 (Appointments)

 

Title Name PhoneEmail
National Director
Consultant Haematologist
Dr. Niamh O Connell 01) 410 3521 ncc@stjames.ie
Consultant Haematologist Dr. Barry Kevane (01) 410 3522 ncc@stjames.ie
Consultant Haematologist Prof. James O Donnell (01) 425 4348 ncc@stjames.ie
Consultant Haematologist Dr. Kevin Ryan (01) 416 2014 ncc@stjames.ie
Consultant in Special Dentistry Dr. Alison Dougall (01) 428 4641 nccdental@stjames.ie 
Secretary to Prof. James O Donnell/ Dr Barry White Lisa O'Donohoe (01) 428 4348 lodonohoe@stjames.ie
Secretary to Dr. Niamh O Connell   (01) 410  3521 smahon@stjames.ie 
Secretary to Dr. Kevin Ryan Karen Blood (01) 416 2041 kblood@stjames.ie
Nurse Manager  Julie Benson (01) 428 4648 jbenson@stjames.ie 
Centre Manager  Deirdre Walsh (01) 428 4649 dmwalsh@stjames.ie
Data Manager  Rachel Bird (01) 410 3516 rbird@stjames.ie
National Co-Ordinator for Coagulation Factor Concentrates Evelyn Singleton (01) 410 3518 bleep 268 esingleton@stjames.ie 
Quality Assurance Officer Catherine Buckley (01) 428 4651 cbuckley@stjames.ie 
Psychologist  Patricia Byrne (01) 416 2141 pcbyrne@stjames.ie 
Social Worker Jemma Kildea (01) 416 2141 bleep 106  
Physiotherapy Sheila Roche / Mark McGowan (01) 416 2503 bleep 774  
Principal Molecular Biologist  Mr. Brendan Mullaney (01) 428 4640  
Chief Medical Scientist Mary Byrne (01) 428 4346  mbyrne@stjames.ie  
Anticoagulation Clinic Nursing Staff (01) 428 4403  

 

Haemostasis & Thrombosis Clinic

Specialty Day Location Consultant/Contact details
Reception   01 416 2141/ 416 2142  
Haemostasis & Thrombosis  Monday 10.30 - 14.00  NCC
Haemostasis & Thrombosis  Tuesday 10.30 - 14.00  NCC Dr. Kevin Ryan
Haemostasis & Thrombosis  Thursday10.30 - 14.00  NCC
Haemophilia  Wednesday 14.00 - 16.00  NCC
Transition Clinic 1st Wednesday of every month - 10.00-11.45 NCC Dr Kevin Ryan, Dr Niamh O Connell
Nurse Led Clinic Tuesday 10.30-13.00 NCC Dr Kevin Ryan, / Shona Brady CNM 11
Dental Clinic  Wednesday (all day) Thursday am  NCC
 Dr. Alison Dougall 
Orthopaedic Clinic  3rd Wednesday of every month  NCC
Niall Hogan / Tom McCarthy
Co-Infection Clinic 4th Wednesday of every 2nd month NCC
Prof Colm Bergin 
Coagulation Blood Tests Every day 08.30-15.30 NCC Nursing Team
Day Ward  Every day 08.30 - 17.00 by appointment / Walk in Service H&H Assessment Unit Consultant On Call
Carrier Testing Clinics  Contact Centre for appointment  NCC Janet Cleary
Medical Social Work  By appointment only  NCC
Gloria Rooney

 

Consultants


Consultant Speciality (directorate) Email Telephone & fax
Dr. Barry Kevane

Consultant Haematologist, (HOPe)

ncc@stjames.ie Tel: (01) 410 3522
Fax: (01) 410 3570
Nurse liaison: NCC Nursing Team ncc@stjames.ie Tel: (01) 428 4637 / (01) 416 2179
Dr. Niamh O Connell

National Director/ Consultant Haematologist (HOPe)

ncc@stjames.ie Tel: (01) 410 3522
Fax: (01) 410 3570
Nurse liaison: NCC Nursing Team ncc@stjames.ie Tel: (01) 428 4637 / (01) 416 2179
Prof. J. O Donnell

Consultant Haematologist (HOPe)

ncc@stjames.ie Tel: (01) 428 4348
Fax: (01) 410 3570
Nurse liaison: NCC Nursing Team ncc@stjames.ie Tel: (01) 428 4637 / (01) 416 2179
Dr. Kevin Ryan

Consultant Haematologist (HOPE)

ncc@stjames.ie Tel: (01) 416 2014
Fax: (01) 410 3570
Nurse liaison: NCC Nursing Team ncc@stjames.ie Tel: (01) 428 4637 / (01) 416 2179

Appointment Instructions

When a new patient appointment is made, the patient will be contacted with an appointment letter and map with directions to the NCC. Al clinics are Consultant led. All patients receive a reminder of their appointment by text message, once a mobile number has been provided. All return appointments are made at the reception before the patient leaves the clinic. Rescheduled or cancelled appointments can be arranged by phoning the centre.

Referral Procedures

Patient referral letters can be forwarded by post, fax, email or via www.healthlink.ie

 

Referral Methods

SpecialtyDayLocationConsultant / Contact Details
Physiotherapy By appointment only NCC Sheila Roche / Mark McGowan
Clinical Psychologist Referral by Consultant onlu NCC Patricia Byrne
Anticoagulation Clinic Referral via EPR, St James's Hospital/GP Referral Main OPD Department Dr. Barry Kevane
Self Testing INR Monitoring Referral via Anticoagulation Clinic NCC Dr. Barry Kevane
DOAC Clinic Referral via EPR, St James's Hospital NCC Dr. Barry Kevane

Useful Documents

Patient Information Leaflet (PDF 787Kb)

Data Protection Privacy Policy (PDF 712Kb)

Map to the National Coagulation Centre (PDF 328Kb)