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Clinical Services

Pathology

Blood Clinic Opening Times
Site Day Times
Hemel Hempstead Hospital Monday to Wednesday 08.30 - 16.30
Thursday and Friday* 12.00 - 16.30
St Albans City Hospital Mon, Thurs Fri 08.30 - 16.00
Tues, Wed* 12.00 - 16.00
Watford General Hospital Monday and Wednesday 09.00 - 16.00
Tuesday, Thursday and Friday* 12.00 - 16.00
* Warfarin clinics are held on these days between 09.00 and 12.00 for Warfarin patients only. Please do not attend during this time.

About the Service / Department

The Pathology Service is able to provide a range of services and information to Wards, Departments and GP Practices. If you wish to discuss any service developments or require information relating to or derived from the Pathology Service, please see the table of contacts below.

The Pathology Laboratory 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, e.g. genetics.

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

The Clinical Director, Dr Justin Harrison, is supported by the Pathology Services Manager (Mr Ian Sturdgess), and the Consultant Heads of Disciplines.

Service / Department Contacts

If you wish to discuss any service developments or require information relating to or derived from the Pathology Service then please contact:

Ian Sturdgess, Pathology Service Manager
Ext. 7124 or 01923 217124 Watford

General Enquiries Internal External / Direct Dial
Hemel Hempstead / St Albans City / Watford 2671 Tel: 01442 287671
Results    
Hemel Hempstead / St Albans / Watford 2829 Tel: 01442 287829
Name Internal Site External / Direct Dial
Clinical Director      
Dr Justin Harrison Ext. 2805 / Ext 7630 Cross Site 01442 287805 / 01923 217630
Secretary 7592 Cross Site 01923 217592
Service Manager      
Ian Sturdgess 7124 Watford 01923 217124
Secretary 7952  Cross Site 01923 217592
Contacting the Trust

Please contact the relevant Trust switchboard if you require further information or assistance:

Watford General Hospital switchboard: 01923 244366
Hemel Hempstead Hospital switchboard: 01442 213141
St Albans City Hospital switchboard: 01727 866122

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