Items starting with H Files

Haemoglobinopathy Referral Form

Updated on 15 May 2023

HbA1c - Diabetes Diagnosis Flow Chart

Updated on 27 September 2012

  • Use of HbA1c for diagnosis of diabetes
  • Version: 6

HEFT Newsletter No2 November 2010

Updated on 22 August 2014

  • HEFT Directorate of Pathology newsletter number 2
  • Version: 2

HEFT Newsletter number 3 - August 2011

Updated on 22 August 2014

  • HEFT Pathology Newsletter Number 3
  • Version: 3

How to collect a mid-stream urine sample

Updated on 08 March 2017

  • Patient leaflet explaining how to collect a mid stream urine for microbiology (microscopy and culture)

How to collect a urine sample for microbiology (M,C&S)

Updated on 04 January 2018

  • Poster giving guidance on how to collect urine samples for microbiology (M,C&S)

The laboratories at Heartlands Hospital, Good Hope Hospital and Solihull Hospital form part of the services provided by University Hospitals Birmingham and are UKAS (United Kingdom Accreditation Service) accredited to the ISO 15189:2012 standard. For a list of accredited tests and other information please visit the UKAS website using the following link:

  • Heartlands, Good Hope and Solihull Hospital pathology laboratories are a UKAS accredited medical laboratory No.8217
  • United Kingdom Health Security Agency laboratory is a UKAS accredited medical laboratory No.8213

Tests not appearing on the UKAS Schedule of Accreditation currently remain outside of our scope of accreditation. However, these tests have been validated to the same high standard as accredited tests and are performed by the same trained and competent staff.

For further test information, please visit the test database:

Protection of personal information - Laboratory Medicine comply with the Trust Data Protection policy and have procedures in place to allow the Directorate and its employees to comply with the Data Protection act  1998 and associated best practice and guidance.

For further information contact Louise Fallon, Quality Manager, 0121 424 1235