Welcome to Pathology Services

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Pathology Services at Sherwood Forest NHS Foundation Trust is committed to provide the highest quality service possible.

The main departments are:

  • Clinical Biochemistry and Immunology
  • Haematology (including blood transfusion)
  • Clinical Microbiology
  • Cellular Pathology
  • Phlebotomy.

Clinical Biochemistry, Haematology and Blood Transfusion, Clinical Microbiology and Cellular Pathology are Accredited by Clinical Pathology Accreditation UK Ltd (CPA). Please note, that the POCT Service and Immunohistochemistry that is provided is not currently included within the scope of CPA Accreditation.

Please click here to view Pathology patient information leaflets.

Any complaints about the Pathology Services should be done following Sherwood Forest NHS Foundation Trusts Complaints and Concerns Policy

If you have any comments, concerns or complaints regarding the Pathology Services, these should be made via the Patient Experience Team


The Department of Pathology follows Sherwood Forest NHS Foundation Trusts Confidentiality Policy for the protection of personal information

The contact number for all Pathology enquiries is 01623 622515, extension 3600.