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The laboratory offers a comprehensive test repertoire for neonatal, paediatric and adult haematological investigation and treatment of patients including: Blood Counts, Coagulation, Red Cell and Haematinic Investigations, Molecular Diagnostics, Stem Cell Therapeutics and Blood Transfusion services.

We aim to provide a user-responsive service with rapid turn around of accurate results. Expert clinical and scientific advice is available on the investigation of haematological disorders, the interpretation of test results, and on any further investigations which may be required.

Specialist testing services

The department also offers specialist haematological testing services for the Trust and other hospitals in the region for referral investigations into thrombosis and haemophilia, haemoglobinopathy, molecular oncology and bone marrow transplantation.

We lead and take part in several major research and development activities. The department is also represented regularly at national and international meetings for clinical and laboratory haematology.

Opening hours

The laboratory is open for routine services Monday to Friday 8:30am to 5.15pm.

The out-of-hours service covers the remainder of the 24 hour period, weekends and bank holidays for urgent, emergency work and some specialised work where required.

Contact us

For general enquiries or results call 0161 276 8766 or fax 0161 276 4088.

We are based in the Clinical Sciences Centre at Central Manchester University Hospitals. See information on how to find us.