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North Glasgow Sector Haematology

The Department of Haematology, Glasgow North Sector NHSGG&C, comprises Core Haematology Laboratory services at the Glasgow Royal Infirmary, Gartnavel General Hospital sites a satellite laboratory (rapid results service) at Stobhill ACH and a rapid results service for Haematology outpatients only at the West Glasgow ACH. Blood Transfusion Laboratory services at Glasgow Royal Infirmary and Gartnavel General Hospital. Cell Markers Testing from the Haemato-Oncology Laboratory at Gartnavel General Hospital. Specialist Coagulation testing in the Haematology Laboratory at Glasgow Royal Infirmary  in conjunction with the West of Scotland Adult Haemophilia Centre. Further service details can be found in the Service User Handbook.


The Department is fully committed to the provision of a quality laboratory and clinical service and is assessed for compliance to the Blood safety and Quality Regulations 2005 (BSQR) and The Medicines for Human Use (Clinical Trials) Regulations 2004 by the Medicines and Healthcare Products Regulatory Agency (MHRA), for compliance with The Human Tissues Act 2004 by the Human Tissue Authority (HTA), for compliance to the JACIE standards by The Joint Accreditation Committee ISCT-Europe and EBMT (JACIE). and is accredited by the United Kingdom Accreditation Service (UKAS) to international standard ISO:15189.

In accordance with UKAS guidance publication Lab 1, "Reference to Accreditation for Laboratories," Section 5.1. We choose to inform our users of our accredited scope for ISO:15189 by including a link to our Schedule of Accreditation held on the UKAS website.

Our ISO:15189 certificate of accreditation can be found by following the link and our accredited scope can be found by clicking on the UKAS logo.


The Department Quality Policy defines the principal aims towards the provision of this service. The Quality Manual provides information about the accreditation, organisation, management and structure of the Department.

The Service User Handbook provides comprehensive information regarding the use and provision of the clinical and laboratory services, including information about the Departmental test repertoire, specimen requirements, assay reference and therapeutic ranges, urgent and emergency requests. If you have any comments, feedback, concerns and/or complaints (Feedback and Complaints Policy) in relation to our service please contact either the Technical Services Manager or the Quality Manager who's details can be found in the Service User Handbook.


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Last Updated: 26 January 2021