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The Department of Haematology, Clyde Sector, NHSGGC, comprises main Haematology and Blood Transfusion Laboratory Services at both the Royal Alexandra Hospital and Inverclyde Royal Hospital sites, and a satellite laboratory at the Vale of Leven site

 The Department is fully committed to the provision of a quality laboratory and clinical service, and is accredited by the United Kingdom Accreditation Service (UKAS), using International Standard ISO: 15189, for compliance to the Blood safety and Quality Regulations (BSQR) and The Medicines for Human Use (Clinical Trials) Regulations 2004 by the Medicines and Healthcare Products regulatory Agency (MHRA). 

Our ISO:15189 certificate of accreditation can be found by following the link and our accredited scope can be found by clicking onthe UKAS logo. 

The Department Quality Policy defines the principal aims towards the provision of this service. The Quality Manual provides information relating to the accreditation, organisation, management and structure of the Department.

The Service User Handbook serves to provide comprehensive information regarding the use of the clinical and laboratory service, including information relating to the Departmental test repertoire, specimen requirements, test reference and therapeutic ranges, and urgent and emergency requests. Upon sending samples to our laboratory please refer to our terms and conditions.

The Department welcomes any feedback – if you have any comments, feedback and or complaints (Complaints Policy) in relation to our service, please contact either the Technical Services Manager or the Quality Manager.

Contact Information

Royal Alexandra Hospital

Address

Corsebar Road, Paisley, PA2 9PN 

Telephone Numbers

  • General Enquiries: 0141 314 6157
  • Clinical Advice can be obtained during normal office hours, by contacting the Duty Consultant Haematologist, via switchboard: 0141 887 9111
  • Quality Manager: 0141 314 6653

Service Hours

  • Routine Service: 8.30am until 5.00pm, Monday to Friday
  • Out of Hours Service: 5.00pm until to 8.30am, Monday to Friday, All Weekend
Inverclyde Royal Hospital

Address

Level C, Larkfield Road, Greenock, PA16 0XN

Telephone Numbers

  • General Enquiries: 01475 505494
  • Clinical Advice can be obtained during normal office hours, by contacting the Duty Consultant Haematologist, via switchboard: 01475 633777
  • Quality Manager: 0141 314 6653

Service Hours

Routine Service: 8.30am until 5.00pm, Monday to Friday

Out of Hours Service: 5.00pm until to 8.30am, Monday to Friday, All Weekend

Vale of Leven Hospital

Address

Main Street, Alexandria, G83 0UA

Telephone Numbers

  • General Enquiries: 01389 817518
  • Clinical Advice can be obtained during normal office hours, by contacting the Duty Consultant Haematologist, via switchboard: 01389 754121
  • Quality Manager: 0141 314 6653

Service Hours

Routine Service: 8.30am until 8.00pm, Monday to Friday