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Dr Sara Trompeter is a Consultant Haematologist and Paediatric Haematologist at University College London Hospitals (UCLH) and NHS Blood and Transplant (NHSBT) and Clinical Academic at University College London. She graduated from the University of Bristol in 1997 with degrees in medicine
(MBChB) and psychology (BSc). She was awarded MRCPCH by the Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health in 1999, FRCPath by the Royal College of Pathology in 2007 and an MSc from the University of Oxford in 2017.
She was appointed Consultant Haematologist at NHS Blood and Transplant and UCLH in 2011. She is the lead for paediatric haematology and a core member of the adult service with extensive clinical experience in red cell disorders including sickle cell and thalassaemia as well as disorders of iron metabolism. She led UCLH through the first national peer review process.


She has supportedand developed the growth of the automated exchange service at UCLH to be the largest in Europe and created the Paediatric Red Cell Research programme at
UCLH gaining funding to provide a cross network approach ensuring equity of access to research for patients with haemoglobin disorders.


She has a number of national roles including the positions on the following groups: clinical representative on the NHSE Clinical Reference Group for
Haemoglobinopathies; steering group of the National Haemoglobinopathy Registry; National Haemoglobinopathy Panel and Chair of the NHSBT Haemoglobinopathy Coordinating Centres Liaison Team.


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