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North Glasgow Biochemistry

Laboratory Sites

Glasgow Royal Infirmary

The laboratory is located in the MacEwen Building on Alexandra Parade (adjacent to A&E). It provides routine service Monday to Friday between 9.00am and 5.00pm and on Saturday between 9.00am and 12.00pm. An emergency service operates at all times.

Gartnavel General Hospital

The laboratory is located in the Laboratory Block on Shelley Road and operates Monday to Friday between 8.45am and 9.00pm. NB. Samples are only accepted into the GGH lab until 7.30pm. After this time, samples are directed to the porters’ box and transported to GRI for analysis.

New Stobhill Hospital

A small satellite laboratory is located on Level 1 and operates Monday to Friday between 9.00am and 5.00pm.

Enquiries (9.00am until 5.00pm)

There is a central reporting office located at GRI which covers the three North Glasgow laboratory sites.

Duty Biochemist/General Enquiries    0141 242 9500 (x.29500)

Enquiries (Out of Hours)

Contact the on-call biochemist via switchboard    0141 211 4000

Emergency Laboratories (24/7)

Glasgow Royal Infirmary    0141 211 4487 (x.24487)

Accreditation and Quality

North Glasgow Biochemistry is a medical testing laboratory accredited to ISO 15189:2012 by the United Kingdom Accreditation Service (UKAS). Our UKAS Medical Accreditation number is 9572. A full list of accredited tests can be found on our schedule of accreditation. Tests not on this list are not accredited; please contact the laboratory for further information if required.

The laboratory participates in external quality assurance schemes where available. Performance details are available upon request. If you wish to provide feedback on the North Glasgow Biochemistry service, please contact our Quality Manager.

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