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North Glasgow Biochemistry

The department comprises laboratory sites at:
Glasgow Royal Infirmary
The laboratory is located in the MacEwen Building on Alexandra Parade (adjacent to A&E). It provides routine service Mon-Fri between 9am and 5pm and on Saturday between 9am and 12pm. An emergency service operates at all times.

Gartnavel General Hospital
The laboratory is located in the Laboratory Block on Shelley Road and operates Mon-Fri between 8.45am and 9pm. NB. Samples are only accepted into the GGH lab until 7.30pm. After this time, samples are directed to the porters' box and transported to GRI for analysis.

New Stobhill Hospital
A small satellite laboratory is located on Level 1 and operates Mon-Fri between 9am and 5pm.

Accreditation and Quality
North Glasgow Biochemistry is a medical testing laboratory accredited to ISO 15189:2012 by the United Kingdom Accreditation Service (UKAS). Our UKAS Medical Accreditation number is 9572; our current certificate was issued on 31/01/19. A full list of accredited tests can be found on our schedule of accreditation. Tests not on this list are not accredited; please contact the laboratory for further information if required.

The laboratory participates in external quality assurance schemes where available. Performance details are available upon request. If you wish to provide feedback on the North Glasgow Biochemistry service, please contact our Quality Manager.

Last Updated: 05 November 2020