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The department regularly receives requests for expert/second opinion from other hospitals within and outside the UK. Similarly, the department also refers cases to other services for expert opinion, diagnostic services and in response to service pressures. The following are the most commonly used.

Type Address
Reporting/Vacancy cover LDPath

NHS Department, 6 St Johns Place, London


Genetics, CNS tumour DNA Genomic Diagnostics Laboratory

Manchester Centre for Genomic Medicine

6th Floor, St Mary’s Hospital, Oxford Road, Manchester

M13 9WL

Mitochondrial Studies Muscle Wellcome Trust Centre for Mitochondrial Research

Newcastle Mitochondrial NSCAG Diagnostic Laboratory

University of Newcastle

Limb Girdle Muscular Dystrophies NCG Limb-Girdle MD Referral Centre

Muscle Immunoanalysis Unit

Dental Hospital

Lower Ground Floor

Richardson Road

Newcastle upon Tyne


Lymphomas – HODS Christie Hospital
Cytogenetics, Second Opinion Christie Hospital
Metabolic Bone Sheffield Teaching Hospitals

Department of Histopathology,

E Floor,

Royal Hallamshire Hospital,

Glossop Road


S10 2JF

(Last updated May 2023)