We provide diagnostic and prognostic tests and clinical opinions on almost all patients in hospital, outpatients and provides a service to over 180 GP practices, including:

  • Biochemistry including Endocrinology and Prenatal Screening
  • Cellular Pathology including Cytology, Histology and Mortuary
  • Haematology including Blood Transfusion and Immunology
  • Microbiology including Bacteriology, Virology and Mycology
  • Phlebotomy

Pathology services are provided from Queen's and King George Hospitals employing some 300 staff including biochemists, biomedical scientists, consultants, cytoscreeners, medical laboratory assistants, phlebotomists, secretarial and support staff.

The department carries out around 80,000 tests a day - that's about 24 million in a year!

Key telephone numbers

01708 435000 ext 8510

Key staff

Specialty Clinical Lead: Uche Igbokwe

General Manager: Len Kemp



Name Size/Type Description Date
Information about the Pathology Service 317KB DOCX How to contact the laboratory for urgent requests, results, enquiries and clinical advice. Contact details for key personnel in pathology - clinical, technical and managerial staff. Laboratory opening times. Location of Pathology Services 03 Sep 2017
Pathology complaints, protection of personal information and consent 271KB DOCX Pathology procedure for raising complaints, protection of personal information and consent for pathological investigations or tests 03 Sep 2017
Useful pathology websites 430KB PDF Pathology websites for clinicians and patients including labtestsonline for information about pathology tests and blood tests 28 May 2017