Tuberculosis

Overview

The Royal Free London provides an open access, integrated tuberculosis (TB) service for both adults and children.

The Royal Free London has cared for people diagnosed with and at risk of tuberculosis for many years. Patient-focused, we have an acknowledged reputation for innovation, with care provided by a dedicated multidisciplinary team of specialists.

Our services

  • Comprehensive and state of the art diagnostics
  • Consultant and nurse-led clinics
  • Adult and children TB case management
  • TB/HIV dedicated clinic
  • Drug resistant TB specialist referral centre
  • Incident screening in the community
  • Specialist non-TB mycobacteria referral centre
  • TB contact tracing
  • Management of latent TB infection
  • Community follow up
  • Community directly observed therapy team
  • Social care support and advice
  • Raising TB awareness locally
  • Training and education
  • World class research

Additional information

Contact

Do you have an appointment?

Find your ward

  • Edgware Community Hospital

    Burnt Oak Broadway
    Edgware
    HA8 0AD

    Tel: 020 8732 6323
    Fax: 020 8937 7616
    Email: rftb@nhs.net

  • North Middlesex University Hospital

    Stirling Way
    London
    N18 1QX

    Tel: 020 8887 2424
    Fax: 020 8887 3135
    Email: rftb@nhs.net

  • Royal Free Hospital

    The Grove Centre
    Pond Street
    London
    NW3 2QG

    Tel: 020 7472 6816
    Fax: 020 7317 7780
    Email: rftb@nhs.net

The Team

  • Consultant

  • Dr Sanjay R Bhagani

    Dr Sanjay R Bhagani

    Consultant physician/honorary senior lecturer in infectious diseases/HIV medicine


  • Dr Ian Cropley

    Consultant in infectious diseases and HIV


  • Dr Susan Hopkins

    Consultant in infectious diseases amd microbiologyHealthcare epidemiologistHonorary senior lecturer


  • Dr Marc Lipman

    Dr Marc Lipman

    Consultant physician and senior lecturer


  • Dr David Lowe

    Dr David Lowe

    Consultant clinical immunologist