Clinical Support


The Pathology laboratory across the sites provides a comprehensive diagnostic testing and consultant advisory service for the scientific disciplines of Histopathology, Chemical Pathology, Haematology and Blood Transfusion, Immunology, Microbiology and Cytology. Phlebotomy for GP and Hospital patients, Clinical Haematology, Clinical Immunology and anticoagulation services are also provided. The Department also acts as a point of contact for specialist Laboratory services. 

St Albans provides phlebotomy for GP and hospital patients, anticoagulant clinics and a limited laboratory service in support of on-site clinical services.

Mortuary and body store facilities are on the Hemel Hempstead and Watford sites.

Contact details are as follows:
Name Department Contact
Dr. Justin Harrison Clinical Director 01442 287805 / 01923 217630
Ian Sturdgess Pathology Service Manager 01923 217124
Sharon Waugh Cytology 01923 217251
Maryann Lagyop Operations Manager (Chemistry) 01923 217573/ 01442287181
Arezou Fanaie Microbiology 01923 217586
Barbara Delasalle NEQAS 01923 217933
Michael Wright Deputy Pathology Services Manager 01923 217638
Wendy Riddle Histology Manager 01442 287833
Eleanor Leonard Operations Manager (Haematology) 01923 217626 / 01442 287832
Christopher Hessey Blood Transfusion 01923 217016
Ravina Hira-Kazal Immunology 01442 287819
Peter Gregory Blood sciences manager 01923 217171

Comprehensive pathology information can be found on the following sites

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