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The biochemistry department at the Royal United Hospital Bath provides a 24/7 UKAS accredited laboratory service for primary and secondary care.

Routine biochemistry tests are provided on site with specialist testing provided by referral laboratories within the UK. Our full repertoire of tests is reviewed regularly and is available via the Blood Test Information pages.

Departmental contacts

Head of Department: Dr Moya O'Doherty
(Consultant Chemical Pathologist & Metabolic Medicine)
01225 824715
Biochemistry Laboratory Managers:
Chris Hughes / Heather Mizen
01225 824709
Biochemistry Secretary:
01225 824710
Biochemistry Helpdesk:
01225 824700

The department of Clinical Biochemistry provides clinical advice on appropriate investigation of patients and interpretation of test results.

The duty biochemist is available 9-5 Monday to Friday, on this number. Biochemistry consultants are also available via Consultant Connect. Please note this service is for health professionals only.

Outside core hours a clinical advice service is provided via the on-call consultant who can be contacted via switchboard (01225 428331).

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