The department has a staff of 25 people and provides a vital service to patients and other users, enabling the objective diagnosis of disease and aiding clinicians and other healthcare workers to determine and assess patient management. The department is extremely well equipped with a wide range of modern sophisticated analyzers and other equipment, which together with latest techniques enable us to provide a very comprehensive repertoire of tests, comparable, and often exceeding that provided by much larger laboratories.
Services in all pathology disciplines are provided including Biochemistry,
Haematology, Transfusion Science, Microbiology, Histology, Cytology and
Pathology services are essential for patient management and the diagnosis of disease. With our modern equipment, commitment to quality and professional staff, the GHA is confident that the service is aligned with best practice.
The staff remain up to date and competent with new innovations, methodologies and techniques by undertaking Continuing Professional Development which is a requirement to remain registered with the Health Professions Council and other professional bodies
Department Opening Hours:
Monday to Friday 08:45 to 17:15hrs all year round. Out of hours emergency service available by contacting Biomedical Scientist on call via the Call Centre.