Cellular Pathology Referral Centres

Address Referral Repertoire Reason for Selection Accreditation
Brigham and Women’s Hospital, 75 Francis Street, Boston, Massachussetts, MA 02115, USA Second opinion. Consultant choice. N/A
Cellular Pathology, Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Mindelsohn Way, Edgebaston, Birmingham, B15 2WB EGFR, BRAF, CKIT and ALK mutation analysis. This was the centre of the trials of these tests prior to approval by NICE. They have a long history, give good service and have good audit data. UKAS 8784
CJD Surveillance Unit, Western General Hospital, Crewe Road, Edinburgh, EH4 2XU CJD cases. National centre for this work. N/A
Histopathology Department, Nottingham City Hospital, Hucknall Road, Nottingham, NG5 QPB Referral of rare and difficult breast pathology cases. The regional centre. CPA 0748
Cytogenetics Department, St James’s University Hospital, Ashley Wing, Leeds, LS9 7TF Soft tissue tumours. The regional centre. CPA 1120

UKAS 8105

HMDS, Department of Pathology, Level 5, Bexley Wing, St James Institute of Oncology, Beckett Street, Leeds, LS9 7TF Lymphoma diagnosis.  Haematological diseases. Specialist referral centre of Yorkshire. UKAS 9305
Department of Histopathology and Molecular Pathology, Diagnostic Office, Department of Pathology, Level 5, Bexley Wing, St James’s Institute of Oncology, Beckett Street, Leeds, LS9 7TF Sarcoma. The regional centre. UKAS 8096
Dundee Medical Research Institute, University of Dundee, Ninewells Hospital and Medical School, Dundee, DD1 9SY Second opinion. Consultant choice. UKAS 0639
Genomic Health, 301 Penobscot Drive, Redwood City, CA 94063, USA For Oncotype DX. Trust has a contract with them. N/A
Viapath Analytics Ltd, Guys and St Thomas Hospital, Westminster Bridge Road, London, SE1 7EG Second opinion. Consultant choice. UKAS 8126
Leeds Molecular Mycobacteriology Unit, Department of Microbiology, The General Infirmary, Leeds, LS1 3EX PCR for TB. The regional centre. CPA 0061
Manchester Royal Infirmary, Oxford Road, Manchester, M13 9WL Electron Microscopy. Longstanding working relationship. CPA 0863
Mitochondrial Research Group, 4th Floor (The Medical School), University of Newcastle upon Tyne, Framlington Place, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE2 4HH Mitochondrial diseases. NSCAG-funded reference centre for the diagnosis of mitochondrial diseases. CPA 3118
Muscle Immunoanalysis Unit, Lower Ground Floor, Dental Hospital, Richardson Road, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE2 4AZ Non-mitochondrial neuromuscular diseases. NSCAG-funded reference centre for the diagnosis of non-mitochondrial diseases. CPA 2212
National Amyloidosis Centre, Royal Free Hospital, London, NW3 2PF Amyloid analysis. National centre for this work. CPA 0268

UKAS 8850

National Centre for Mineral and Fibre Analysis, University of Wales Hospital, Cardiff, CF10 3NS Asbestos fibre analysis. National centre for this work. UKAS 8987
National Specialist Ophthalmic Pathology Service, Department of Histology, E-Floor, Royal Hallamshire Hospital, Glossop Road, Sheffield, S10 2JF All ocular work excluding skin which are done in-house. NSCAG-funded reference centre for the diagnosis of ocular disease. CPA 0023
The National Hospital for Neurology and Neurosurgery, Queen’s Square, London, WC1N 3BG Referral of rare and difficult lesions. Runs the diagnostic EQA scheme. Have specialist pathologists. Referral service for Neuropathology. CPA 1603

UKAS 8116

Royal Brompton, Sydney Street, London, SW3 6NP Second opinion. Consultant choice. CPA 2889

UKAS 9295

Histopathology Department, Royal Hallamshire Hospital, Glossop Road, Sheffield, S10 2JF Reporting of GIT specimens. EM samples. Reciprocal agreement for reporting GIT specimens and SEYN Neuropathology. CPA0023

Registered with UKAS 8509?

Source BioScience UK Ltd, 1 Orchard Place, Nottingham Business Park, Nottingham, NG8 6PX Over-capacity of histology specimen blocks and/or section. HPV testing on anal brushes. The only independent provider of this service to meet our requirements. CPA 0889
The Royal Surrey County Hospital NHS Foundation Trust, Egerton Road, Guildford, GU2 7XX Second opinion. Consultant choice. CPA 1242
Unilabs HIS, Evelyn House, 142-144 New Cavendish Street, London, W1W 6YF Routine reporting of skin cases. Awarded the tender for our skin work from 01/05/2016. CPA 2380
Royal Orthopaedic Hospital, Robert Aitken Institute of Clinical Research, University of Birmingham, Vincent Drive, Birmingham, West Midlands, B15 2TT Musculoskeletal second opinions. Specialist centre for Musculoskeletal pathology. CPA 2030
Cellular Pathology, Barnsley Hospital NHS Trust, Gawber Road, Barnsley, South Yorkshire, S75 2EP Immunocytochemistry slide exchange scheme. UKAS 8448
Histopathology and Mortuary Manager, Histopathology: Level A, The Rotherham NHS Foundation Trust, Rotherham General Hospital, Histology Laboratory, Moorgate Road, Rotherham, S60 2UD Immunocytochemistry slide exchange scheme. CPA 0015