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Clyde Biochemistry

This is the home page for Clyde Sector Biochemistry.

Service Information

Clinical Pathology Accreditation

Reference: CPA 4006

Clyde Sector Biochemistry has been assessed against CPA Quality standards to demonstrate a safe, reliable and continuously improving service for the benefit of our patients.

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


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




0141 3146157 ext 06157

Inverclyde Royal Hospital (IRH)

Larkfield Road


PA16 0XN

0147 5504285 ext 04827

Emergency requests ext 04213

Vale of Leven Hospital (VOL)

Main Street


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.