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Pathology

The pathology department provides a comprehensive service from Central Middlesex, Ealing, Northwick Park and St Mark’s Hospitals.

At Central Middlesex and Ealing, the laboratory provides Clinical biochemistry, Haematology and Blood transfusion services required acutely. Less urgently tests are processed off-site. The Regional Neonatal Haemoglobinopathy laboratory is also located at Central Middlesex.

The laboratories at Northwick Park include Clinical biochemistry, Microbiology, Haematology, Blood transfusion, Cellular pathology (which includes Histology and Cytology) and the North West London Genetics service at the Kennedy Galton Centre.

Pathology services, excluding genetics, are provided in collaboration with The Doctors Laboratory Ltd, which is the largest independent sector provider of clinical laboratory services in the UK.

Central Middlesex, Northwick Park and St Mark's Hospital
At Central Middlesex Hospital, clinical biochemistry, haematology and blood transfusion are located on the 2nd floor of the main hospital. Map and directions

At Northwick Park and St Mark’s Hospital, patients can drop off specimens at pathology specimen reception, located on Level 5C of the Pathology Block at Northwick Park Hospital. Map and directions

Clinical biochemistry, haematology and blood transfusion are also located on Level 5C of the Pathology Block. Microbiology is located on Level 6C of the Pathology Block, and cellular pathology is located on Level 4X/W adjacent to the St Mark’s wing.

For general enquiries between 9am and 5.30pm weekdays (excluding public holidays), you can call the pathology specimen reception on: 
Tel. 020 8869 3000  

Ealing Hospital
At Ealing Hospital, clinical biochemistry, haematology and blood transfusion are located on the 3rd floor of the Orange Wing. Map and directions

For general enquiries between 9am and 5.30pm weekdays (excluding public holidays) contact:
Tel. 020 8967 5457 or 020 8967 5459


Central Middlesex, Northwick Park and St Mark's Hospitals

Matthew Longmate, Pathology General Manager (London North West Healthcare NHS Trust)

Lisa Manze, Director of Operations (The Doctors Laboratory Ltd)

Kathleen Frost, Service Contract Manager (The Doctors Laboratory Ltd)

Julie Dilling, Head of Pathology Specimen Reception

Ealing Hospital

Nita Kargathra, Director of Operations (The Doctors Laboratory Ltd)

Useful links

Pathology Handbook

Labtestsonline
Labtestsonline is a public resource website provided by laboratory professionals to help patients understand the laboratory tests used in diagnosis and treatment.

 

Human Tissue Act

Institute of Biomedical Science

Association for Clinical Biochemistry and Laboratory Medicine

Health and Care Professions Council

Royal College of Pathologists

The Doctors Laboratory Ltd