Blood Sciences

Blood Sciences consists of Pre-Analytical Processing, Clinical Biochemistry, Haematology and Coagulation, Immunology, Blood Transfusion, Point of Care Testing, and Phlebotomy.

We have 165 members of staff working across two sites, serving primary and secondary care, and a population of 700,000 people in and around Hull.

We also serve as a specialist testing facility for other trusts and healthcare services. 70% of clinical decisions are made using blood results, making the 24/7 service a critical part of the workings of the healthcare pathways in the region and beyond.

Opening Hours and Location

  • Hull Royal Infirmary Blood Sciences Laboratory is open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. It is located on the ground floor of the Pathology building.
  • Castle Hill Hospital Blood Sciences Laboratory is open from 8.30am-5.00pm, Monday to Friday. It is located on the 2nd floor of the Queen's Centre.

Contact Details

  • Castle Hill Hospital Sample Reception: 01482 461360
  • Hull Royal Infirmary Sample Reception: 01482 607796
  • Clinical Advice: 01482 607743 (out of hours, contact Switchboard on 01482 875875)
  • Results: 01482 607777 / 01482 607778


Key Contacts

  • Clinical Lead:
    Dr Rachel Wilmot PhD, FRCPath
  • Blood Sciences Acting Laboratory Managers:
    Dr Mark Hajjawi
    Jennifer Williams