Protocols Archive

Protocols Files

ADAMTS-13 Request Form

Updated on 18 February 2022

Andrology Handboook V5

Updated on 04 June 2019

  • Andrology Handbook

Bone Marrow aspirate form

Updated on 11 May 2018

FMH Request Form

Updated on 11 May 2018

G6PD Referral Form

Updated on 02 October 2020

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

Prednisolone absorption test questionaire

Updated on 22 August 2014

  • Questionnaire to for prednisolone absorption test

Sweat Test Patient Leaflet

Updated on 06 November 2013

  • Patient information sheet for sweat testing
  • Version: ST.L002

Thyroid Guidelines - Not On thyroxine

Updated on 20 September 2013

  • Describes interpretation of thyroid function tests for people not taking thyroxine
  • Version: 1

Thyroid Guidelines - On thyroxine

Updated on 20 September 2013

  • Describes interpretation of thyroid function tests for people taking thyroxine
  • Version: 1

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