South West Genomic Laboratory Hub

Bristol Genetics Laboratory

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Bristol Genetics Laboratory
Southmead Hospital
BS10 5NB

General Enquiries

0117 4146168

Opening hours

Monday – Friday
8:30am – 6:00pm


Exeter Genomics Laboratory

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Level 3 RILD building
Royal Devon & Exeter NHS Foundation Trust
Barrack Road

General Enquiries

tel:01392 408229

Opening hours

Monday – Friday
8am – 5:30pm


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Introduction from the South West Genomic Laboratory Hub

Advisory Services

The laboratory can provide advice on any scientific or technical issues, and support with requesting from the National Genomics Test Directory. Please contact or

For support in navigating Whole Genome Sequencing (WGS) pathways including completion of request and consent forms please contact

For advice on clinical and counselling issues please contact the appropriate Clinical Genetics Service at Bristol or Exeter (Bristol can be contacted by telephone on 0117 3425107, the Peninsula Clinical Genetics Service can be contacted by telephone on 01392 405745)

We are always happy to receive comments and feedback from our service users, mailto:



As of Monday 30th October 2023 it will no longer be possible to contact the Bristol Genetics Laboratory on any of our NHS mail email addresses (those ending Our new email accounts are now live;

Please note it is not possible to set up a re-direct between accounts therefore from the 30th October you must use these new addresses. NBT email is as secure as NHS Mail.

The South West Genomic Laboratory Hub (SW GLH) is provided by a partnership between North Bristol NHS Trust and the Royal Devon and Exeter NHS Foundation Trust. We deliver centralised genomic analysis for patients with cancer and rare disease throughout the South West region.

The SWGLH is part a network of seven GLHs in England which together aim to drive standardisation, accelerate the uptake of new genomic services and technologies, and increase equity of patient access.


This website is for users of the South West Genomic Laboratory Hub

This website is primarily intended for clinicians. If you are a member of the public and are looking for general information on genomic tests then visit the NHS website


This page was last updated 04/03/2024