The Department of Haematology, Glasgow North Sector NHSGCC, comprises Core Haematology Laboratory services at the Glasgow Royal Infirmary, Gartnavel General Hospital sites a satellite laboratory (rapid results service) at Stobhill ACH and a rapid results service for Haematology outpatients only at the West Glasgow ACH. Blood Transfusion Laboratory services at Glasgow Royal Infirmary and Gartnavel General Hospital. Cell Markers Testing from the Haemato-Oncology Laboratory at Gartnavel General Hospital. Specialist Coagulation testing in the Haematology Laboratory at Glasgow Royal Infirmary in conjunction with the West of Scotland Adult Haemophilia Centre. Further service details can be found in the Service User Handbook.
The Department is fully committed to the provision of a quality laboratory and clinical service and is assessed for compliance to the Blood safety and Quality Regulations 2005 (BSQR) and The Medicines for Human Use (Clinical Trials) Regulations 2004 by the Medicines and Healthcare Products Regulatory Agency (MHRA), for compliance with The Human Tissues Act 2004 by the Human Tissue Authority (HTA), for compliance to the JACIE standards by The Joint Accreditation Committee ISCT-Europe and EBMT (JACIE). and is accredited by the United Kingdom Accreditation Service (UKAS) to international standard ISO:15189.
In accordance with UKAS guidance publication Lab 1, “Reference to Accreditation for Laboratories,” Section 5.1. We choose to inform our users of our accredited scope for ISO:15189 by including a link to our Schedule of Accreditation held on the UKAS website.
Our ISO:15189 certificate of accreditation can be found by following the link and our accredited scope can be found by clicking on the UKAS logo.
The Department Quality Policy defines the principal aims towards the provision of this service. The Quality Manual provides information about the accreditation, organisation, management and structure of the Department.
The Service User Handbook provides comprehensive information regarding the use and provision of the clinical and laboratory services, including information about the Departmental test repertoire, specimen requirements, assay reference and therapeutic ranges, urgent and emergency requests. If you have any comments, feedback, concerns and/or complaints (Feedback and Complaints Policy) in relation to our service please contact either the Technical Services Manager or the Quality Manager who’s details can be found in the Service User Handbook.
West of Scotland Haemophilia Centre
The Haematology department provides a comprehensive specialised Haemostasis service to the West of Scotland Adult Haemophilia Centre and other users It is based at the Glasgow Royal Infirmary Site. Full details of the service offered can be found in the Service Users Handbook.
The guidelines for Thrombophilia testing and the request form can be found here
The request form for ADAMTS-13 can be found here
The request form for Thrombogenomics can be found here
Haemophilia & Thrombosis Centre
Ground Floor, Medical Block, Glasgow Royal Infirmary, Castle Street, Glasgow, G4 0SF
General Telephone: (T) Reception – 0141 211 5127
Out of Hours contact – Haematologist on call for Haemophilia (via switchboard)
- Mon to Fri: 8.30am until 4.30pm
- Saturday: Closed
- Sunday: Closed
The Haemato-Oncology Service is based at Gartnavel General Hospital and provides a regional cell markers and flow cytometry service in conjunction with the Beatson West of Scotland Cancer Centre and to other users.
Details of the service can be found in the Service Users Handbook
Details of the Haemato-Oncology service at the Beatson West of Scotland Cancer Centre.
Details of the National Services Scotland services relating to Haemato-Oncology can be found here
Routine Service: 9:00am until 5.00pm, Monday to Friday
Glasgow Royal Infirmary
Postal Address: Department of Haematology, Macewen Building, Glasgow Royal Infirmary, Castle Street, G4 0SF
- Blood Transfusion Enquiries: 0141 242 9603
- Haematology Enquiries: 0141 242 9601
- Coagulation Enquiries: 0141 242 9552 (Before 08:00 and after 20:00 call Ext: 9605)
- Clinical Advice can be obtained during normal office hours, by contacting the Duty Consultant Haematologist, via switchboard: 0141 211 3000
- Routine Service: 8:30am until 5.00pm, Monday to Friday
- Weekend Service: 9.00am until 12.00pm Saturday and Sunday
- Out of Hours Service: 5.00pm to 8.30am, Monday to Friday & 12.00am to 9.00am Saturday and Sunday
Gartnavel General Hospital
Address: Department of Haematology or Haemato-Oncology, Gartnavel General Hospital, Paul O’Gorman Building, 21 Shelley road, Glasgow, G12 0XB
- Haematology/Coagulation Enquiries: 0141 301 7721
- Blood Transfusion Enquiries: 0141 301 7729
- Haemo-Oncology Enquiries: ext: 0141 301 7707
- Clinical Advice can be obtained during normal office hours, by contacting the Duty Consultant Haematologist, via switchboard 0141 211 3000
Routine Service 9.00am until 8.00pm, Monday to Friday
Address: Haematology Laboratory, Stobhill Ambulatory Care Hospital, Stobhill, Glasgow, G21 3EW
Routine Service 9.00am until 5.00pm, Monday to Friday
- All Laboratory Enquiries: 0141 355 1469
- Clinical Advice can be obtained during normal office hours, by contacting the Duty Consultant Haematologist, via switchboard: 0141 201 3000
West Glasgow ACH
Postal Address: Haematology Laboratory, West Glasgow Ambulatory Care Hospital, Yorkhill, Glasgow, G3 8SJ
All Laboratory Enquiries: 0141 211 6946 (Wednesday 9.00am until 12.30pm only)
Routine Service 9.00am until 1.00pm, Wednesday
The Contact details for key personnel can be found in the Service Users Handbook.
For comments, suggestions or enquiries about the service provided by the Department of Haematology NHSGGC North Glasgow sector please contact the Quality manager on 0141 242 9597 or 0141 355 7727 or email using the address in the Service Users Handbook.