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Pathology

The Pathology Directorate provides comprehensive laboratory services in support of diagnosis, monitoring and treatment for patients within the Trust’s hospitals and clinics, and for family practitioners within the local Clinical Commissioning Groups (CCGs).

The Directorate is made up of three major disciplines:-

·         Cellular Pathology (Histopathology, non-gynae cytology, Andrology and Mortuary)

·         Microbiology/Infection Control

·         Blood Sciences (Haematology, Clinical Biochemistry, Immunology and Blood Transfusion)

All of these provide analytical, diagnostic and advisory services to their users. Analysis of specimens takes place within laboratories at Calderdale Royal Hospital and at Huddersfield Royal Infirmary, which are managed as a single pathology service. Cellular Pathology and Microbiology are located at Calderdale Royal Hospital. Blood Sciences are located on both sites. The Directorate also provides an in-patient and out-patient phlebotomy (blood sample-taking) service at both of the Trust’s hospitals, and at certain clinics and surgeries within the community. Click here for more information on our Blood Testing services.

Where to find us

Where to find us

CALDERDALE ROYAL HOSPITAL (CRH)

Salterhebble, Halifax, West Yorkshire HX3 0PW.

HUDDERSFIELD ROYAL INFIRMARY (HRI)

Acre Street, Lindley, Huddersfield, West Yorkshire HD3 3EA.

Who's who

Who's who

DIRECTORATE OF PATHOLOGY

Director of Pathology: Dr Gavin Boyd – 01484 355058 / 355446 (PA’s)

Pathology General Manager: Miss Sarah Ramsden – 01484 355058 (PA)

Pathology Quality Manager: Ms Alison Milner

BLOOD SCIENCES DEPARTMENT

Manager: Mrs Hayley Baker – 01484 347022

Results Contact Tel – 01484 355756

Clinical Biochemistry Clinical Lead: Dr Karen Mitchell

Haematology/Immunology Clinical Lead: Dr Wunna Swe

Consultants: Dr Sylvia Feyler, Dr Nwe Oo, Dr Kate Rothwell.

Blood Transfusion Specialist Practitioner of Transfusion: Mrs Michelle Lake

MICROBIOLOGY DEPARTMENT Clinical Lead: Dr Sahar Musaad

Consultants: Dr David Birkenhead, Dr Gavin Boyd, Dr Nicola Hardman, Dr Anu Rajgopal

Manager:  Mr John Hardy – 01422 222762

Results Contact Tel – 01422 224196

CELLULAR PATHOLOGY DEPARTMENT Clinical Lead: Dr Richard Knights

Consultants: Dr Sarah Knight, Dr Vidya Kumaraswamy, Dr Sally Osborn, Dr Manonmani Sengodan, Dr Mia Wolozinsky.

Laboratory Services Manager: Mrs Jill Haigh – 01422 224389

Laboratory Contact Tel – 01422 224399

Mortuary Supervisor: Miss Danielle Woodall – 01484 3422430 (HRI) / 01422 222289 (CRH)

PHLEBOTOMY

Phlebotomy Team Leads:  Mrs Elaine Reeves, Mrs Rachel Cropper

 

 

Useful links, documents and IGNAZ

Useful links, documents and IGNAZ

The Pathology Laboratory User Handbook can be located via the Ignaz Webapp, available on the following link: https://app.ignaz.nhs.uk/t/b53b3a3d6ab90ce0268229151c9bde11

 

Quality Manual

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