You may need microbiology, cellular pathology, blood tests or phlebotomy services. This can take place before, during or after your hospital stay.
The hospital’s consultant pathologists are members of the General Medical Council. They are also Fellows of the Royal College of Pathologists.
A pathologist is involved in your care if you have a:
tests for infection
This covers the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of infectious disease.
Common tests include:
Microbiology Services: Dr Ivan Muscat. Tel: +44 (0) 1534 442618 (fees / invoices)
This is the study and examination of organs, tissues and fluids for diagnosis.
Pathology Consultant Services: Dr Helen Goulding, Dr Bruce Lyons and Dr Miklos Perenyei. Tel: +44 (0) 1534 442595 or tel: +44 (0) 1534 746112 (fees / invoices)
Blood Sciences (haematology, immunology, biochemistry, phlebotomy, blood transfusion, blood cancer, molecular testing)
Timed private blood test appointments are available on request.
Dr Effie Liakopoulou. Tel: +44 (0) 1534 442597 or tel: +44 (0) 1534 746112 (fees / invoices)
You will receive separate invoices for any samples taken. This includes samples taken through the private service, GPs or by public service phlebotomy staff.
If you are an insured patient, you are liable for any charges incurred as a private patient. You must pay any remaining amounts not covered by your insurer.