For clinical or technical enquiries, requests for urgent work, to arrange special tests, including clinical advice and interpretation.
Consultant clinical advice and interpretation is available 24 hours a day from the on-call Haematologist (contacted by bleep via the Hospital switchboard).
The consultant haematologists deal with general haematology and oncology referrals. Referrals may be made by letter, fax, email or, if urgent, by telephone via the consultant’s secretary.
Haematology and Blood Transfusion are “a UKAS accredited Medical Laboratory No. 8082" For the most up to date currently accredited tests please refer to the schedule of accreditation as published on the UKAS Medical laboratory website.
The haematology department provides a comprehensive clinical advisory and analytical service:
A full list of the investigations provided by the department can be found in the Pathology User handbook.
Further investigations are undertaken following abnormal results and screening for atypical diseases.
We participate in National External Quality Assurance Schemes encompassing the analytical work of the department where available.
Blood Sciences Manager:
Transfusion Operations Manager: