Dr Henri Grech

Consultant Haematologist

MBBS (LOND), MRCP (UK), MRCPath


Specialises in

I graduated from the Royal Free Hospital School of Medicine, London in 1983 and completed my general medical training through various medical specialties at Coppetts Wood infectious Disease Unit, North Middlesex Hospital and Ipswich Hospital.

I started my haematology training as a Registrar at Royal Surrey County Hospital in Guildford and was appointed lecturer at St Thomas' Hospital in London. I then completed my training as a Senior Registrar in the Southampton General University Hospital and Royal Bournemouth Hospital.

My published areas include; red cell adhesion in sickle cell syndromes; analgesia and norpethidine toxicity in treatment of sickle cell crisis; ambulatory management of DVT; management of relapsed / refractory CLL; characterisation of bone marrow biopsy features in LGL Leukaemia and a number of case reports.

I was appointed Consultant at Royal Berkshire Hospital in Nov 1995 and since then have:

  • Introduced a multidisciplinary approach to management of patients with Haematological disorders
  • Set up a Haematology Clinical Trials Team now part of the TVCRN funded Trust Trials Team
  • Am PI for a number of MRC/NCRN badged clinical trials locally in AML, ALL, CLL, NHL, and Primary Thrombocythaemia,and pharmaceutical company sponsored trials
  • Collaborated with GSK as local PI in three trials (phase 2 and 3) relating to a non-peptide Thrombopoietin receptor agonist, Eltrombopag Olamine as part of an international programme

Now licensed as Revolade, I have introduced a specialty ST post rotating with Oxford and sit on the Specialty Training Committee. I am presently Trust Tutor and Examiner for the Royal College of Pathologists.

 

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Treatment information

Some of the principal treatments carried out by Dr Henri Grech at Spire include:

Oncology

Other treatments

  • Haematological oncology

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Clinical interests

Haematological oncology

Special clinical interest: Thrombosis and haemostasis. Autologous blood pre-donation.

Qualification and professional memberships

Professional memberships

British Society for Haematology

Collegiate member of the Royal College of Physicians and Pathology

Association of Clinical Pathologists

Myeloma and CLL forum

Current NHS posts

Consultant Haematologist, Royal Berkshire Hospital NHS Trust, Reading, Berkshire.

Personal profile

I enjoy sailing, aviation and tennis.

Financial interests

Dr Henri Grech provides Haematology and Transfusion Services to Spire Dunedin Hospital, and was paid £8,400 per annum for this, in 2018 and in 2019.

Contact information

Telephone 0118 952 1311
Private secretary Pam Neale
Private secretary telephone 0118 952 1311
Private secretary email pamela.neale@spirehealthcare.com