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Pathology Laboratory Department (Sligo University Hospital

Hospital Location: 
Sligo University Hospital
Telephone: 
071 9174552

About us

A comprehensive Pathology Laboratory Service is provided by the Saolta University Health Care Group, Sligo University Hospital (SUH) by having the departments of Biochemistry, Haematology/Blood Transfusion, Histopathology/Cytopathology and Microbiology/Serology.

A Public Health Microbiology service is also provided by the Public Health laboratory.

Mortuary Services are also provided at Sligo University Hospital.

The Pathology Department provides a service for Consultant In-patients and Out-Patients also for primary Care Practitioners and Kingsbridge Hospital. An "On-call" Service is provided outside routine working hours for urgent requests in Biochemistry, Haematology/Blood Transfusion and Microbiology/Serology.

Pathology Users Handbook

Accreditation status

The Blood Transfusion laboratory is an INAB accredited testing laboratory, Reg. No. 198MT and complies with the requirements of ISO 15189.

The Microbiology laboratory is an INAB accredited testing laboratory,
Reg. No. 321 MT, which maintains compliance with ISO15189.

The Public Health laboratory is an INAB accredited testing laboratory,
Reg. No. 098T and complies with the requirements of  ISO 17025.

Detail of the scope of accreditation can be viewed on the INAB website (www.inab.ie).  

The other disciplines within pathology are actively working towards accreditation status.

The Pathology service is provided by a multi-disciplinary team of staff consisting of Consultant Pathologists, Medical Scientists, Laboratory Assistants, Clerical, Secretarial and Portering Staff. All major disciplines of the Pathology service are provided to hospital medical staff, GP Practices and other health care units within the region.

Sligo University Hospital Pathology service consist of;

·       Biochemistry

·       Haematology/Blood Transfusion

·       Histopathology/Cytopathology

·       Microbiology

·       Serology

·       Public Health

 

Laboratory Contact Numbers

Laboratory Manager – Liam O’Grady 071 917 4560

Tel; 071 917 or 071 91 extn

 

Biochemistry

extn

Haematology

extn

Oncall

173450

Oncall

173440

Chief Medical Scientist

4561

Chief Medical Scientist

4562

Main Lab

4590

Main Lab

4556

Reception

4142

Blood Bank

4144/4719

Biochemistry Fax No

4658

Haemovigilance (Bleep 226)

4675

 

 

Dr Andy Hodgson

4458

 

 

Dr Aine Burke

36897

 

 

Haematology/Blood Bank Fax No

4515

 

 

Quality Manager

36881

Histology/Cytology

 

Microbiology

 

Chief Medical Scientist

4564

Oncall

173444

Main Lab

4559

Chief Medical Scientist

4563

Pathologist secretary

4554/4710

Main Lab

4557

Quality Manager

4173

Consultant Microbiologist

4162

Histology Fax no.

36871

Consultant Microbiologist’s Secretary

2501

 

 

Quality Manager

4434

 

 

Serology

4159

 

 

Surveillance scientist

4140

 

 

Infection Prevention and Control

4161/4459

 Public Health

 

Laboratory IT

 

Chief Medical Scientist

4167

LIS Manager

36824

Public Health main lab

4558

 

 

Media

4157

 

 

Pathology Reception

4553

Reception Fax No

36889

Common Room

4133

Laboratory Porter Bleep

188