Pathology

Overview

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Pathologists specialise in the detection of disease through the use of a variety of investigative techniques. The work done by pathologists can be vital in finding an accurate diagnosis and improving the prospects for treatment. Pathologists also play an important role in identifying the sources of disease and reducing the possible risks of further spread.

At the Royal Free London, we have two pathology services.

Barnet Hospital

Royal Free Hospital

Clinical biochemistry 
Cytology
Microbiology
Haematology
Blood transfusion
Immunology
Histology

 

 

Blood transfusion
Cellular pathology
Clinical biochemistry 
Cytogenetics
Haemophilia
Haematology
Immunology
Microbiology
Molecular haematology
Virology

Each department offers a comprehensive range of routine profiles and tests linked to a rapid results service. Specialist tests are also available in each department. Consultant pathologists and some clinical scientists provide clinical advice and interpretation.

Pathology services at the Royal Free Hospital site are undergoing transformation at the moment. Further details will be made available shortly.

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  • Barnet Hospital

    Wellhouse Lane
    Barnet
    EN5 3DJ

    Telephone: 020 8216 4394
    Opening hours (out-patient service by appointment only)
    Monday-Friday 9am-4.45pm

    Haematology Day Unit: 020 8216 4865

    Andrology service

    Telephone 020 8216 4527 or book online.

  • Chase Farm Hospital

    The Ridgeway
    Enfield
    EN2 8JL

    Telephone: 020 8375 1471
    Opening hours
    Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday 8am-7.30pm 
    Thursday 8am-6.30pm 
    Friday 8am-4pm

  • Cheshunt Community Hospital

    King Arthur Court
    Cheshunt
    Waltham Cross
    Hertfordshire
    EN8 8XN

     

    Telephone: 01992 622157
    Opening hours (Walk in service)
    Monday-Friday 8am-3.30pm

  • Edgware Community Hospital

    Burnt Oak Broadway
    Edgware
    Middlesex
    HA8 OAD

     

    Telephone: 020 8732 6899
    Opening hours (out-patient service by appointment only) 
    Monday-Friday 9am-4.45pm

  • Finchley Memorial Hospital

    Granville Road
    London
    N12 0JE

    Telephone: 020 8349 7460/7545/7585
    Opening hours (out-patient service by appointment only)
    Monday-Friday 8am-8pm

  • Royal Free Hospital

    Pond Street
    London
    NW3 2QG

    Telephone: 020 7794 0500

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