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West Midlands Region: West Midlands Laboratory Index

Find out information about the laboratories in the region, specialist assays, where and how to get there.

Lab Index - West Midlands

  • Birmingham Childrens Hospital

    Address - Steelhouse Lane, Birmingham, B4 6NH
    Specialities - Unknown

  • Birmingham Quality (UK NEQAS)

    Address - Institute of Research & Development, Birmingham Research Park, Vincent Drive, Edgbaston, Birmingham B15 2SQ
    Specialities - External quality assessment for Clinical Chemistry, Urine Chemistries, Lipid Investigations, eGFR, Thyroid Hormones, Steroid Hormones, Specific Proteins, Salicylate Paracetamol & Ethanol, Glycated Haemoglobins, Lead & Cadmium in Blood, Catecholamines & Metabolites, Newborn Screening, Paediatric Bilirubin, Cholinesterase Investigations, Faecal Markers of Inflammation, Faecal Occult Blood for Colorectal Cancer Screening, Quantitative Phenylalanine, Sweat Testing, Therapeutic Drug Monitoring, Urine Dipsticks, Urinary Orotic Acid, Haematinic Assays, Holotranscobalamin, Erythropoietin, Intrinsic factor antibodies, Thyroglobulin and Vitamin Assays.
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  • City Hospital

    Address - Dudley Road, Birmingham, B18 7QH
    Specialities - Vitamin D, Vitamin E & A,Carotenes, Serum Cholinesterase, Human Feacal Pancreatic Elastase-1, Thipurine S-methyl transferase, 6-thioguanine nucleotides & RBC Cholinseterase.
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  • City Hospital - Toxicology Lab

    Address - Dudley Road, Winson Green, Birmingham, B18 7QH
    Specialities - Plasma Aluminium, Opiate Confirmations Workplace Drug Testing, Vigabatrin, Lamotrigine, Gabapentin, Thiopentone Levels, Blood Lead Zinc, Protoporphyrin, Drugs of Abuse, g-hydroxy butyrate, Amphetamines, Ethosuximide and Unknown drug screening.

  • Heartlands Hospital

    Address - Dept of Biochemistry & Immunology, Bordesley Green East, Birmingham, B9 5SS
    Specialities - Aldosterone, Gastrin, Hormocysteine, Renin, Urine Catecholamines, Urine 5HIAA
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  • New Cross Hospital

    Address - Dept of Clinical Chemistry, Royal Wolverhampton NHS Trust, Wednesfield Road, Wolverhampton, WV10 0QP
    Specialities - Vit D, fructosamine, EDTA and female steroid hormone profile (androstenedione, testosterone, DHEAS and 17OHP)


  • Princess Royal Hospital

    Address - Dept of Clinical Biochemistry, Apley Castle, Telford, Shropshire, TF1 6TF
    Specialities - Unknown

  • Queen's Hospital Burton

    - Queen's Hospital, Belvedere Rd, Burton-on-Trent, Staffordshire, DE13 0RB,  

    tel: 01283 511511
    Specialities -
    Routine DGH pathology laboratory.

  • Royal Shrewsbury Hospital

    Address - Dept of Clinical Biochemistry, Mytton Oak Road, Shrewsbury, SY3 8XQ
    Specialities - Unknown

  • Russells Hall Hospital

    Address - Dept of Clinical Biochemistry, Russells Hall Hospital, Dudley, DY1 2HQ
    Specialties - None to list

  • Sandwell Hospital

    Address - Sandwell General Hospital, West Bromwich, West Midalnds, B71 4HJ
    Specialities - Unknown
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  • University Hospital Birmingham

    Address - Dept of Clinical Biochemistry, Selly Oak Hospital, Birmingham, B29 6JD
    Specialities - 17OH-Progesterone, ACTH, Bile ACids, Colloidal oncotic pressure, CSF scans, Cyclosporin, D4-Androstenedione, DHAS, Equilibrium dialysis FT4, FDH screen, Growth hormone, Heterophilic antibody screening (TFT), IGF1 Binding Protein 3, Lamotrigine, Lp(a), Methotrexate, Oestradiol (RIA), Pituitary polypeptide, PTH, SHBG T4 & T3 antibodies, Tacrolimus, Thyroglobulin and Urinary Free Cortisol.

  • University Hospital of North Staffordshire

    Address - Dept of Clinical Biochemistry, University Hospital of North Staffordshire NHS Trust, City General Hospital, Newcastle Road, ST4 6QG
    Specialities - Molecular genetics (HFE, factor V Leiden, prothrombin, HLA-B27, alpha-1-antitrypsin), Pharmacogenetics (CYP2D6), Mass spectrometry (vitamin D, cyclosporin, tacrolimus, urine metadrenalines), Faecal calprotectin, Faecal pancreatic elastase-1, Urine stone screen, Macroprolactin (PEG precipitation), Thyroglobulin (inc. thyroglobulin antibodies), ACTH, Bile acids, Sweat analysis, B-type natriuretic peptide (BNP).


  • Walsall Manor Hospital

    Address - Department of Blood Sciences, Walsall Healthcare NHS Trust, Moat Road, Walsall, WS2 9PS
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Updated 2nd August 2013

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