Welcome to the West of Scotland Genetic Services

Duncan Guthrie Institute

Service Information               

The laboratories of the West of Scotland Genetic Services are located on Level 2B of the Laboratory Medicine Building at Southern General Hospital having moved there recently from Yorkhill Hospital in May 2012. Level 2B  has laboratory facilities for Biochemical, Molecular and Cytogenetic analyses and has close links with Clinical Genetics Services in addition Paediatric and Maternity specialties.

The Clinical Genetics Service is  located on Level 2A of the Laboratory Medicine Building at Southern General Hospital. The department sees increasing numbers of patients and their families every year for genetic counselling at general genetics clinics, cancer genetic clinics and specialist genetic clinics both within the department itself and at a number of community locations throughout the West of Scotland.

Service Hours

The laboratory opening hours are as follows:   Monday -  Friday :-  08:30  -  17:00

A full service will be provided on public holidays except for Christmas Day and New Years Day when the department is closed.

Contact Details
 
Laboratory Genetics
West of Scotland Genetic Services
Level 2B, Laboratory Medicine
Southern General Hospital
1345 Govan Road
G51 4TF

Tel:  0141 354 9300
Fax:  0141 232 7980
 
Clinical Genetics,
West of Scotland Genetic Services
Level 2A, Laboratory Medicine
Southern General Hospital
1345 Govan Road
G51 4TF
 
Tel:  0141 354 9201 / 9202
 
Further contact and service information  for each of the Departments within the Genetics Service can be found by selecting the appropriate link on the left.

Both departments have close links with the University of Glasgow Campus at Yorkhill where NHS staff are involved in the teaching and supervision of both undergraduate and postgraduate genetics courses. Further information on the University Department of Medical Genetics can be found at

http://www.gla.ac.uk/schools/medicine/medicine/medicalgenetics/