TB (tuberculosis) service 

The TB network for north central London aims to reduce the capital’s high number of new cases and making it easier for patients to receive treatment.

The Whittington Hospital where the TB hub is based.


UCLH is part of the network which comprises of two TB ‘hubs’ -- one in the north of North Central London and one in the south.

The ‘South Hub’ runs from a brand new, purpose built clinic at the Whittington Hospital and opened on Monday April 28. It incorporates the clinic which was formerly based at UCLH’s Rosenheim building which has now closed.

Whittington Health is the lead Trust for the new service. Dr Helen Booth, a thoracic medicine consultant from UCLH, is the Clinical Lead.

Specialist medical and nursing teams from University College London Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust (UCLH), Whittington Health, Great Ormond Street, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine and Camden Provider Services work out of the South Hub. 
 
The service offers all outpatient services for TB patients including those with complex medical needs - such as paediatric disease, HIV/TB dual infection and multi-drug resistant TB - and community-based care with outreach workers and a social care team.

To increase accessibility of the service to try and prevent disease and diagnose patients earlier, the South Hub is offering walk-in clinics, extended opening times and self-referral via a web micro-site - www.tbnorthcentrallondon.nhs.uk.

Conditions treated

We see and care for aduts and children with suspected or proven TB.

Clinic information

  • Adult clinics (appointment only): Wednesday 2pm-6pm, Thursday 8.30am-6pm
  • Paediatric/family clinics (appointment only): Tuesday 3pm-6pm (every two weeks).
  • Walk-in clinics (no appointment required): Monday 1pm-4.30pm and Friday 9am-1pm.
  • Contact clinics (appointment only): Monday 1pm-5pm, and Friday 8.30am-12.30pm

Dr Helen Booth
Consultant

Dr Philip Gothard

Dr Philip Gothard
Consultant

Dr Mike Brown
Consultant

Dr Helen Booth TB (tuberculosis) service, Medical specialties, Respiratory Medicine
Dr Philip Gothard Acute Medical Unit (AMU), Infectious and tropical diseases, TB (tuberculosis) service
Dr Mike Brown Acute Medical Unit (AMU), Emergency Day Unit, Infectious and tropical diseases, TB (tuberculosis) service
Prof Rob Miller Infectious and tropical diseases, TB (tuberculosis) service

 Contact details

TB (tuberculosis) service
TB Service NCL South Hub
Level 3, Kenwood Wing
Whittington Hospital
Magdala Avenue
London N19 5NF

Patient enquiries
Telephone: 020 7288 3366

GP enquiries
Telephone: 020 7288 3366
Fax: 020 7288 3354
Email: tbservice@nhs.net