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South Glasgow Biochemistry

Service Information

Clinical Pathology Accreditation

Reference: CPA 2923

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

Specialist onsite services include Metabolic, Toxicology and  Electrophoresis.

The department is based at the Queen Elizabeth University Hospital (QEUH). The laboratory is located on Level 1 of the  New laboratory building, opposite the main entrance to the QEUH.

Map showing laboratory location

Opening hours

The routine operating hours are :

0900 to 1700 hrs Monday to Friday

0900 to 1230 hrs Saturday, Sunday and public holidays.

An out of hours service is operated at all other times by BMS staff, which offers a reduced repertoire of tests. There is also an on call consultant who may be contacted via Switchboard.

A small satellite blood science laboratory is also located at the New Victoria ACH and operates between Mon-Fri 9am-5 pm only.

Contacting Us

Laboratories Building, Level 1, Facilities Building

Queen Elizabeth University Hospital

Govan Road


G51 4TF

The laboratory contact number is 0141 354 9060, and you should select the appropriate option for your request.

1) Paediatric emergency, paediatric add-on requests, paediatric sample requirements.

2) Results, general enquiries, adult add-on requests

3) Advice on sample requirements for adult specimens

4) Interpretation of results, clinical advice and emergency requests for adult patients

5) Point of care enquiries/advice



South Glasgow Biochemistry Laboratory Handbook

South Glasgow Biochemistry Metabolic Handbook

NHSGGC Biochemistry General Practice Handbook

South Glasgow Biochemistry Quality Manual