The Oxford Road Campus (ORC) laboratory (on the Manchester Royal Infirmary site) offers a comprehensive test repertoire for neonatal, paediatric and adult haematological investigation and treatment of patients including: Blood Counts, Coagulation, Red Cell and Haematinic Investigations, Molecular Diagnostics, Stem Cell Therapeutics and Blood Transfusion services.
The information in this section (including the pages in the right hand menu) refers to Haematology at the Oxford Road Campus and at Trafford General Hospital. Information on Haematology at Wythenshawe Hospital is available in the handbook and is in the process of being added to this section.
Our Trafford Laboratory offers a comprehensive test repertoire for haematological investigation and treatment of patients including: Blood Counts, Coagulation, Red Cell and Haematinic Investigations. More complex and specialised investigations such as, Molecular Diagnostics, Stem Cell Therapeutics are available through the ORC Haematology Laboratory at the Manchester Royal Infirmary site.
We aim to provide a user-responsive service with rapid turn around of accurate results. Expert clinical and scientific advice is available on the investigation of haematological disorders, the interpretation of test results, and on any further investigations which may be required.
Oxford Road Campus (ORC)
The laboratory is situated in the Manchester Royal Infirmary and is part of the Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust (MFT), within the Clinical Science Buildings.
Department of Haematology
Directorate of Laboratory Medicine
1st Floor Cobbett House
Manchester Royal Infirmary
Routine services Monday – Friday 09:00 to 17:00
The Out-of-Hours service covers the remainder of the 24 hour period, weekends and Bank holidays for urgent, emergency work and some specialised work where required.
The department is situated on the lower floor of the Pathology Building, at the rear of Trafford General Hospital.
Parking is available directly outside the building
Specimen Reception is on the lower reception floor, clearly signposted behind the patient reception desk.
All samples delivered out of the routine opening hours below must be placed in the refrigerator besides the specimen reception window
Department of Haematology
Division of Laboratory Medicinel
Trafford General Hospital
Routine: 9:00am – 5.00pm Monday – Friday
Out of hours: 7.00am – 9.00 am, 5.00pm – 9.00pm Monday – Friday
Weekends & Bank Holidays: 8.00am – 8.00pm
Out of hours bleep number 060
Please note the laboratory is closed each night from 9.00pm until 7.00am weekdays and from 8.00pm until 8.00am weekends and bank holidays (emergency work required during these hours is processed by the Out of Hours team)
(Last reviewed December 2018)