We are extremely busy in our emergency department so please use our services wisely.  In emergency and life-threatening cases continue to come forward as normal or call 999. 

However, if you are unsure about where to go, please call NHS 111 before coming to our emergency department who can best advise you on your next step.

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Our aim is to provide innovative and high-performing pathology services for patients being cared for in our hospitals, community services, and by local GPs.

Services provided

Our aim is to provide innovative, high-performing pathology services which are clinically led and underpin the clinical services of our hospitals and healthcare partners. Our services include:

  • Cellular pathology
  • Chemistry
  • Haematology and blood transfusion
  • Microbiology
  • Blood tests 

Detailed information for staff and GPs about our services is available via our Pathology handbook which can be accessed by anyone using an NHS computer.

Cellular pathology user guide – this document contains detailed information for GPs and other service users on the services provided by cellular pathology department.