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ADAMTS-13 Request Form

Updated on 18 February 2022

Andrology Laboratory Handbook

Updated on 06 July 2016

  • Andrology laboratory handbook
  • Version: 2.0

Apixaban & Rivraoxaban Info

Updated on 30 March 2016

BD Vacutainer Conversion Announcement

Updated on 22 August 2014

  • Flyer for BD Vacutainer Conversion Announcement
  • Version: 1

BD Vacutainer Tube Guide

Updated on 18 September 2018

Blood Culture Bottles

Updated on 08 January 2018

  • New Blood Culture Bottles
  • Version: 2

Blood Cultures (how to)

Updated on 12 June 2019

  • How to take blood cultures
  • Version: 4

Cytology Requisition Form

Updated on 22 August 2014

  • Cytology Requisition Form
  • Version: 2

Data visualisation talk - Craig Webster

Updated on 01 March 2013

  • Talk on data visualisation - Craig Webster

Directorate Newsletter No 1 - June 2012

Updated on 22 August 2014

  • HEFT Pathology Newsletter Number 1
  • Version: 1

FMH Request Form

Updated on 11 May 2018

G6PD Referral Form

Updated on 02 October 2020

GP information for AKI alerts

Updated on 01 April 2015

  • Information leaflet explaining AKI alerts and where to find information on the management of AKI in primary care
  • Version: 1

GP information for non-HDL cholesterol

Updated on 11 March 2015

  • Version: 1

GP Request Form (Blood Sciences)

Updated on 18 August 2022

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