Histology

The range of specialised Histology reporting we offer includes:

  • Breast pathology
  • Endocrine pathology
  • Genitourinary pathology
  • Gynaecological pathology
  • Head and neck pathology
  • Lymphoreticular disease (part of the Specialist Integrated Haematological Malignancy Diagnostic Service (SIHMDS))
  • Oral pathology
  • Paediatric and perinatal pathology
  • Renal pathology
  • Thoracic pathology
  • Dermatopathology
  • Upper and lower gastrointestinal pathology, including liver and pancreatic pathology

We also provide a referral service in many of these specialisms for other NHS trusts and Pathology providers.

The laboratory offers the following specialist services:

  • Rapid Intra-operative Diagnosis (frozen sections)
  • Support for Moh’s micrographic surgery
  • OSNA for sentinel lymph nodes (One Stop Nucleic acid Amplification)
  • Immunocytochemisty including Her-2, ALK D5F3, PDL1 testingImmunofluorescence