Pathology at Lancashire Teaching Hospitals

Central Lancashire Pathology Services (CLPS) is a federated service consisting of 5 departments located on the Royal Preston Hospital site with satellite Haematology, Blood Transfusion and Clinical Biochemistry services at Chorley and South Ribble District General Hospital. They are part of Lancashire Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust.

The laboratories provide a range of analytical and advisory services for the Trust, both inpatients and outpatients, General Practitioners along with diagnostic services to a range of other health care providers. To ensure the highest standard of work we participate in internal

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Each department provides a full range of services including specialist medical and scientific advice and further details can be found on this website.

Clinical Biochemistry

UKAS ISO15189 accredited (Ref 8549)

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Haematology/ Blood Transfusion UKAS Ref 8548/CPA Ref 0790

Immunology UKAS Ref 8547/CPA Ref 0261

Microbiology UKAS Ref 8545/CPA Ref 0550

Cellular Pathology UKAS Ref 8544/CPA Ref 0791