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The department regularly receives requests for expert/second opinion from other hospitals. Similarly, the department also refers cases to other services for expert opinion, diagnostic services and in response to service pressures. The following are the most commonly used.

Type Address
Reporting/vacancy cover

NHS Department, 6 St John's Place, London,


Manchester Centre for Genetic Medicine
6th Floor, St Mary's Hospital, Oxford Road, Manchester
M13 9WL

Mitochondrial Studies Muscle

NSCAG Newcastle - Dental Hospital

Newcastle University - Medical School

Cytogenetics, Second Opinion

Christie Hospital

Immunofluorescence on skin biopsies

Leeds Teaching Hospital


(Last reviewed 19th July 2017)