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South Sector Laboratory

The department is located on the 4th Floor of the Laboratory Medicine and Facilities Management Building.

Microbiology Department

Queen Elizabeth University Hospital

1345 Govan Road

Glasgow

G51 4TF

Tel: 0141 354 9132

 

Routine services

The Department is fully committed to the provision of a quality laboratory and clinical service, and is accredited by the United Kingdom Accreditation Service (UKAS), using the International Standard ISO: 15189. The Department Quality Policy defines the principal aims towards the provision of this service. The Quality Manual provides information relating to the accreditation, organisation, management and structure of the Department.

UKAS Registration Number 8078

The following link contains the Laboratory Schedule of Accreditation. Fully listing all tests that are inlcuded in the scope of accreditation. 

Schedule of Accreditation for Laboratory 8078      Schedule

 

 For full information about the department and the services provided please refer to the user manual

South User Manual

 

TB service for GG&C

The South Sector Microbiology Department is the location for the TB service from South & Clyde Sectors of GG&C. North Microbiology Laboratory provides their own TB service. For more information and the services provided please refer to the user manual

Clinical Mycology Service

The South Sector Microbiology Department no longer provide a Clinical Mycology Service. Molecular work has been transferred to West of Scotland Specialist Virology Centre  

 

Paediatric Service

The Paediatric Microbiology service for RHC is now operated from South Sector Microbiology Department. The service offers diagnostic and clinical expertise for infections in children caused by bacteria, viruses and fungi and also supports the infection Control services for the RHC.

Hours of Service

Weekdays                08.30hrs – 20:30hrs

Weekends               08.00hrs - 20.00hrs 

Public Holidays         08.00hrs - 20.00hrs

Laboratory Core Hours are 08.30nhrs – 17.00hrs. There is a reduced number of staff in the laboratory between 1700hrs and 20:30hrs in the evening, during the weekend and on public holidays. Hence, a limited service is available.

 

Contact Details

Clinical Microbiology Laboratory Office (All general enquiries through this number):

0141 354 9132

(Shortcode from within QEUH 89132)

Key Personnel – Clinical Microbiology Staff

Designation/Contact

Name

Head of Microbiology Service GG&C

Professor Brian Jones

Head of Department & Consultant Microbiologist

Dr Christine Peters

Consultant Microbiologist

Dr Ashutosh Deshpande

Consultant Microbiologist

Dr Nitish Khanna

Consultant Microbiologist

Dr Pauline Wright

Consultant Microbiologist

Dr Alison Balfour

Consultant Microbiologist

Dr Pepe Valyraki

Consultant Microbiologist

Dr Teresa Inkster

Key Personnel - Microbiology Biomedical Scientist Staff

Designation/Contact

Name

Technical Services Manager

John Mallon

Service Manager

Janet Young

Operations Manager

Fiona Reynolds

Integrated Systems manager

Sandra Higgins

Quality Manager

Nicola Small

I.T Manager

Mr Tony Speekenbrink

Mrs Elaine McCormick