Iron Consultation

What is included in an iron consultation?

  • Identify symptoms of iron deficiency
  • Discussion on recent blood results from the last 8 weeks and how those apply to the symptom experience
  • Identify the cause of the iron deficiency and suggest ways to limit the cause from reoccurring
  • Explain the mechanism of iron deficiency and how oral iron and intravenous iron replace the deficit
  • Discussion on the risks and benefits of intravenous iron
  • Provide an opportunity to ask questions
  • Post infusion support

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Author: Professor Toby Richards

Mr Toby Richards is a Professor of Surgery at University College London. He has pioneered anaemia management and intravenous iron therapy in the UK. His underlying belief is that optimising patient’s health and fitness before surgery will improve their recovery and benefit their outcomes. He has embedded clinical research and development into all areas of practice.

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You can download our patient information sheet: Patient Information Sheet

To book an appointment please email us a short history and copy of your blood results, we will respond with options about online or in person consultations and availability for an infusion (normally most Monday and Friday afternoons):

Our staff are available and happy to answer your every question

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