Service offered by the Haemostasis unit:
1- Haemorrhagic Investigations:
A haemorrhagic investigations may be carried out on patient with a personal or family history of easy bruising or bleeding, or in-patients with unexpected abnormal coagulation screen results. For a repertoire of available tests please click here.
2- Thrombophilia Investigations:
A thrombotic investigation may be carried out on a patient with a personal or family history of thrombosis, or anyone thought to be at risk of thrombosis. For a repertoire of available tests please click here.
3- Molecular Investigations:
Molecular investigations are usually carried out either as part of a thrombophilia investigation request or on a patient with a known disease or bleeding deficiency in order to determine the underlying molecular defect or mutation. For more information about Molecular investigations click here.
4- Anticoagulant Therapy:
Samples and anticoagulant therapy record sheets are received Monday to Friday from GP surgeries. Local patients may call at outpatient phlebotomy instead of their GP.
Laboratory opening hours:
• Monday to Friday: 0900 hrs to 1730 hrs.
• Out of hours: Contact Haematology SpR (Via switchboard)