Clinical Advice & Appointments

Requests for emergency admission or very urgent clinical attendance or advice on the management of a patient, should contact the University College London Hospital switchboard on 020 3456 7890 and ask to be put through to the on-call tropical medicine registrar (24 hour service).

The following are accepted as emergency or routine admissions:

  • Adult patients with proven or suspected tropical diseases
  • Adult patients with proven or suspected infectious diseases, whether or not they have travelled to the tropics
  • Adult patients for investigation of pyrexia of unknown origin (PUO), whether or not they have travelled to the tropics

Referrals may be made to named consultants or the consultant with the next available appointment.

To download a Proforma GP Referral form Click Here.

Referral letters should be addressed, or faxed to:

The Hospital for Tropical Diseases
2B Maple House
149 Tottenham Court Road
London W1T 7DN
Telephone: 020 3456 7891
Fax: 020 7388 7645

All clinics are held in the Mortimer Market building and all physicians see general tropical medicine patients in addition to special interests. Patients may be referred to be seen within 24 hours as emergencies, or patients with fevers or bloody diarrhoea may self-refer as emergency attenders either during normal outpatient clinic times (9 am - 4 pm, weekdays) to HTD, Mortimer Market or out of hours (after 4 pm) or at weekends and/or bank holidays to:

Emergency Attenders should report to A&E Reception on Arrival at:

UCL Hospitals
Corner of Gower Street and 235 Euston Road
London NW1 2BU

Download the HTD Malaria Diagnosis and Treatment Guidelines: pdf

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