The Microbiology laboratory provides a UKAS accredited diagnostic service for primary and secondary care. Routine bacteriology, virology, mycology, parasitology and andrology tests are provided on site. Specialist testing is provided by UKAS accredited referral laboratories within the UK.

Microbiology Clinical Advice: For any enquiries regarding clinical advice, please contact the Duty Consultant on bleep 193 or out of hours through the hospital switchboard. Please note this service is for health professionals only.


Microbiology Secretary:  01271-349199) (3199)
Laboratory Enquiries:     01271 322347/48 (2347/2348)
Laboratory Manager:       01271-3270278 (3278)

Consultant Microbiologists:
Dr Tom Lewis              01271-322384 (2384)
Dr David Richards      01271-322320 (2320)


Last updated: October 28, 2019