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Laboratory Medicine

Division: D&T

Clinical Biochemistry

Dr Paul Thomas

0117 342 2592

Clinical Lead

Dr Graham Bayly

0117 342 2853

Lipids, diabetes

Dr Andrew Day

0117 342 4543

Lipids, diabetes, nutrition

Lisa Gritzmacher

0117 342 4547

Familial Hypercholesterolemia (FH) genetic nurse

Dr Wycliffe Mbagaya

0117 342 7763

Chemical Pathology and Metabolic Medicine

Histopathology

Histopathology BRI

0117 342 2585

Fax: 0117 929 2440

Dr Rob Pitcher

0117 342 3199

Clinical Lead
Consultant Histopathologist

Dr Francesca Maggiani

0117 342 3195

Consultant Histopathologist

Dr Corina Moldovan

0117 342 3839

Consultant Histopathologist

Dr Caroline Calder

0117 342 4546

Consultant Histopathologist

Dr Nidhi Bhatt

0117 342 2705

Consultant Histopathologist

Dr Jayshree Pawade

0117 342 2869

Consultant Histopathologist

Dr Mohammed Sohail

0117 342 4539

Consultant Histopathologist

Dr Pramila Ramani

0117 342 4548

Consultant Histopathologist

Dr Miranda Pring

0117 342 4388

Consultant Histopathologist

Dr Alicia Torres-Rendon

0117 342 2868

Consultant Histopathologist

Dr Newton Wong

0117 342 3197

Consultant Histopathologist

Dr Yve Zhang

0117 342 2564

Consultant Histopathologist

Dr Richard Daly

0117 342 2868

Consultant Histopathologist

Health Protection Agency (HPA) 

Dr Robert C Spencer

0117 342 2879

Head of Bacteriology

Dr David Carrington

0117 342 5017

Head of Virology

Laboratory Managers

Will Gothard

0117 342 2514

HPA

Mark Orrell

0117 342 2583

Histology

Elizabeth Worsam

0117 342 2575

Haematology / Biochemistry

Laboratory Medicine is a clinically-led discipline where an advisory and analytical service is available at all times. Duty medical staff in each of the four main disciplines of Clinical Biochemistry, Haematology, Histopathology and Microbiology / Virology (HPA) are pleased to discuss clinical problems and advise on the most appropriate way to investigate a patient at any time.

The Health Protection Agency (HPA) is an Agency which has been set up by the Government to protect the public against hazards which have an effect on the health of the nation.  These include chemicals, radiation and infections.  The HPA South West Regional Laboratory delivers the clinical microbiological service for UH Bristol (Bristol), RUH (Bath) and associated GP practices.  The service is comprehensive and includes Bacteriology, Virology, Mycology and Food and Environmental services.

Laboratory Normal Working Hours

Monday to Friday

09:00 - 17:30

General Enquiries and results

0117 342 3080

Histology

0117 342 2585

Bacteriology

0117 342 2514

Virology

0117 342 5011
0117 342 5012

On-line results can be accessed via VPLS within the Avon Clinical Portal.

To register visit the VPLS site from any PC connected to the NHS net. 

Urgent requests / Out of hours

Out of hours service by on-call Biomedical Scientist who can be contacted via the BRI switchboard on 0117 923 0000.

Out of hours duty medical staff for Microbiology / Virology, Haematology and Histopathology can be contacted via the Bristol Royal Infirmary (BRI) switchboard. For Clinical Biochemistry via the on-call Biomedical Scientist or radiopage the on call Consultant via switchboard.

Pathology Day Unit

The Unit carries out a wide spectrum of day case procedures including dynamic function testing and infusions. The Unit is staffed with two nurses and opens Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays. Dr Bayly is in overall charge and is happy to discuss referrals to the Unit.  He can be contacted by phone or email.

Dr Graham Bayly

0117 342 3245
graham.bayly@uhbristol.nhs.uk

Pathology Day Unit

0117 342 2139

Phlebotomy Service

Walk-in service for GPs' patients, Level 4, Queens Building, BRI

Monday to Friday 09:00 - 17:00 0117 342 0370

Specialist Clinics

Lipid Clinic (adult clinic weekly, paediatric clinic quarterly)

Dr Graham Bayly

Monday 08:45 - 12:30

0117 342 3245

Lipids/Diabetes

Dr Graham Bayly

Tuesday 08:45 - 12:30

0117 342 3245

Anticoagulant clinic

Postal oral anticoagulant monitoring service run by pharmacy for patients in the South Bristol Catchment area. 

INRs taken in the community and goes directly to patients by the pharmacy team. 

Outpatient clinic for Oral Anticoagulant counselling

Monday to Friday

09:00 - 13:00 and 14:00 - 17:00

Anticoagulant helpdesk

0117 342 3874