The pathology laboratories offer a comprehensive range of pathology services, fully supported by consultant-grade staff. GSTS' customers include GPs, referring clinicians, the NHS and the private sector - both domestically and internationally. Services include core pathology such as blood sciences, tissue sciences and infection sciences, typically delivered from each operational site and specialised tests delivered from centres of excellence. Services participate in research, development and clinical trials.
Microbiology Laboratory Services
Clinical Biochemistry Sample requirements
Phlebotomy collections from small children and babies
GSTS Pathology Clinical Biochemistry Reference Ranges or Assays Carried Out on Site
Histology and Cytology
Reporting of semen samples
Pathology is able to provide a range of services and information to wards, departments and GP practices. If you wish to discuss any service developments or require information relating to or derived from the pathology service then please contact the pathology services manager.
All forms must be fully completed including patient's first name and surname, date of birth, hospital number, NHS number or address, sex, location for return of report (e.g. ward, GP surgery), risk status, consultant, name and bleep number of requesting doctor, date and time of specimen.
Please note: when seeking/receiving advice in regard to patient care and making referrals, NHS Connecting for Health Information Governance standards and policies must be adhered to.
Restrict requests to tests which are ESSENTIAL FOR THE IMMEDIATE CLINICAL MANAGEMENT OF THE PATIENT.
Last updated: 26/04/2012
Update due: 26/04/2013