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Clyde Biochemistry

This is the home page for Clyde Sector Biochemistry.

Service Information

Clyde Biochemistry Laboratories (those based at Royal Alexandra Hospital, Inverclyde Royal Hospital and Vale of Leven Hospital) are accredited with UKAS to standard ISO 15189:2012. The certificate of accreditation is available online.

The scope of our accreditation includes the majority of the tests performed by our laboratories, with a small number of tests not falling within our accreditation status (for example, no fluid analyses (on fluids other than CSF, urine or blood / serum / plasma) are accredited) - see the link above for details of our accredited scope.

Specialist services including Protein Electrophoresis and some more specialised endocrine and other assays are based at RAH. 

All routine GP work within the Clyde Sector is also based at RAH.

 

Service Hours

The routine operating hours are:

Monday - Friday

08.30 – 17.00

Weekends

09.00  12.00 (RAH)

08.30 – 12.00 (IRH)

There is a 24hr emergency service for urgent samples, between 17.00-08.30.

 

Contact Details                  

Royal Alexandra Hospital (RAH)

Corsebar Road

Paisley

Refrewshire

PA2 9PN

0141 3146157 ext 06157

 

Inverclyde Royal Hospital (IRH)

Larkfield Road

Greenock

PA16 0XN

0147 5504285 ext 04827

Emergency requests ext 04213

 

Vale of Leven Hospital (VOL)

Main Street

Alexandria

G83 0UA

01389 817568 ext 87568

 

Department Information

Clyde Biochemistry encourages team work to best fulfil the requirements of our users.

Each site contains the same equipment which enables staff rotation.

Regular communication between our laboratories ensures we use our resources effectively.