Samples submitted out of hours (on call)
Urgent specimens out of hours should not be sent before
agreement with the laboratory on-call staff.
Urgent specimens must be sent to the laboratory immediately and
arrangements made with the portering service.
All samples should be packaged and transported as above.
If you need to submit a sample out of normal working hours for
testing on-call please contact the Biomedical Scientist on-call via
the hospital switchboard (0161 276 1234).