Clinical Advice and Test Interpretation (Haematology)

The clinical service is consultant-led and available on a 24-hour basis to hospital clinicians and GPs.

For the clinical interpretation or advice of any haematology test results please contact the on-call SpR or Consultant via switchboard - 0 from an internal telephone or 0121 424 2000 if phoning from outside of the Trust.

Please click on the link for the following guidance

GP Investigation and Referral Pathways for Leucocytes, Platelets and Polycythaemia

Investigation and Referral Pathways for Anaemia in Primary Care

Investigation of Paroxysmal Nocturnal Haemoglobinurea

Diagnostic algorithm for investigation of possible Gaucher’s disease in adults

Criteria for Referral to Haematology

Criteria for telephoning critical haematology results

 

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The laboratories at Heartlands Hospital, Good Hope Hospital and Solihull Hospital form part of the services provided by University Hospitals Birmingham and are UKAS (United Kingdom Accreditation Service) accredited to the ISO 15189:2012 standard. For a list of accredited tests and other information please visit the UKAS website using the following link: https://www.ukas.com/find-an-organisation/

  • Heartlands, Good Hope and Solihull Hospital pathology laboratories are a UKAS accredited medical laboratory No.8217
  • United Kingdom Health Security Agency laboratory is a UKAS accredited medical laboratory No.8213

Tests not appearing on the UKAS Schedule of Accreditation currently remain outside of our scope of accreditation. However, these tests have been validated to the same high standard as accredited tests and are performed by the same trained and competent staff.

For further test information, please visit the test database: http://www.heftpathology.com/frontpage/test-database.html.

For further information contact Louise Fallon, Quality Manager, 0121 424 1235

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