Normal Laboratory Hours

All laboratories have a core working day from 9.00am to 5.00pm Monday to Friday, except the LWH Haematology which is normally open Monday to Friday from 08:30 to 21:00.

Clinical Chemistry, Haematology and Bacteriology also offer a routine Saturday morning service.

In addition, a 24 hour emergency service on a restricted range of tests is available from Clinical Chemistry, Haematology and Medical Microbiology, Virology and H&I.

A consultant Histopathologist may be contacted out of hours via switchboard.

If telephoning the RLUH from outside the hospital, dial (0151) 706 4230 for Clinical Biochemistry, (0151) 706 4320 for Haematology and (0151) 706 4410 for Microbiology.

If telephoning Clinical Chemistry/Haematology labs sited in LHCH, from the RLUH or BGH dial 1282/1288.

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