Results and clinical advice

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If you need to telephone for results please call the Laboratory Medicine Results Line on 0161 27 68766, Monday to Friday, 8am - 5:30pm.

Clinical advice is available at all times from the Duty Biochemist during routine working hours or the Consultant on-call out of hours. The Duty Biochemist is one of the Clinical Scientists or Medical Staff who can assist and advise on queries involving the use and selection of biochemistry tests for the investigation of patients and the interpretation of test results.

Adult Duty Biochemist

The Adult Duty Biochemist can be ‘bleeped’ on 4375 during routine working hours (Monday to Friday, 9am-5pm).

Outside of these of hours, one of the Consultant staff is available via the Trust switchboard (0161 27 61234). Please ask for the Adult Consultant on-call.

Non-urgent enquiries from within the Trust can be emailed to the Adult Duty Biochemist on duty.biochemist@cmft.nhs.uk

For non-urgent enquiries from outside the Trust and which contain patient-identifiable and/or -sensitive information please use our NHSmail account: mft.dutybiochemistenquiries-cmft@nhs.net

Paediatric Duty Biochemist

The Paediatric Duty Biochemist can be phoned on 0161 70 12255 during routine working hours (Monday to Friday, 9am-5pm). Voicemail is available. After 5pm, the paediatric core lab can be ‘bleeped’ on 2001.

Outside of these of hours, one of the Consultant staff is available via the Trust switchboard (0161 27 61234). Please ask for the Paediatric Consultant on-call.

There are two email addresses to which non-urgent enquiries can be directed:

(Last reviewed November 2018)