Location of Solihull Hospital Pathology

SOLIHULL HOSPITAL

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Pathology

Solihull Hospital
Lode Lane
Solihull
B91 2JL

Phone: 0121 424 2000
Fax: 0121 424 2200

Solihull Hospital is in Lode Lane in the town centre. It is within easy access of Junction 5 M42, the A41, Warwick Road and A34, Stratford Road.

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Bus No's: 169 to Heartlands Hospital also numbers 4, 6, 30, 37, 39, 41A, 41C, 57, 57A, 69,  71, 72, 76, 192, 671, 672 all stop within 5 minutes walking distance of the Hospital.

Solihull train station is approximately 1 mile away from the hospital.

Plan a route using the AA route planner (our post code is B91 2JL)

PARKING

Car parking is available at both Heartlands & Solihull hospitals however at times spaces are limited.
for up to date charges see here

Reduced rates are available for three and seven day parking passes.

Registered disabled drivers displaying a valid blue badge may park free of charge. Patients on income support can park free of charge but this must be verified in advance with the parking office.

 
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Opening Times

Laboratory Hours

CLINICAL CHEMISTRY

A 24 hour service, 7 days a week is offered at Heartlands and Good Hope.  A shift system operates outside of normal working hours.  At Solihull a 09:00 - 17:00 service is offered from Monday – Friday. 

IMMUNOLOGY 

The Regional Immunology service is performed at Heartlands, Monday - Friday from 09:00 - 17:00.

HAEMATOLOGY AND BLOOD BANK

A 24 hour service, 7 days a week is offered at Heartlands and Good Hope.  A shift system operates outside of normal working hours.  At Solihull a 09:00 - 17:00 service is offered from Monday – Friday. 

The laboratory at Heartlands and Good Hope can be contacted through the switchboard at Heartlands outside of normal working hours..

HISTOPATHOLOGY/CYTOPATHOLOGY

A diagnostic Histopathology/Cytopathology service is provided at Heartlands and Good Hope Hospital 08:30 - 17:00 Monday to Friday. Services are also available at Heartlands hospital on Saturday from 9:00 - 12:30 (restricted Histology service for urgent cases only).

MICROBIOLOGY

Microbiology and Virology services are performed by Public Health England (PHE). All investigations take place at the Heartlands site which offers an 07:00- 20:00 service Monday - Friday. The service is also provided Saturday, Sunday and Bank Holidays from 08:00-16:00. Beyond these times an  'on call' service is available via Heartlands switchboard.

RECEPTION

HEARTLANDS HOSPITAL

·          Everyday 07:00 - 21:30

GOOD HOPE HOSPITAL

·         Monday to Friday 07:00 - 21:30

·         Saturday and Bank Holidays (except Christmas Day) 08:30 - 16:00

·         Christmas Day 08:00 - 13:00

SOLIHULL HOSPITAL

·         Solihull reception is open 9:00h - 17:00h Monday to Friday

·         Closed on Saturdays, Sunday and Bank Holidays

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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.

Protection of personal information - Laboratory Medicine comply with the Trust Data Protection policy and have procedures in place to allow the Directorate and its employees to comply with the Data Protection act  1998 and associated best practice and guidance.

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

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