SWGLH The South West Genomic Laboratory Hub

The South West Genomic Laboratory Hub


  • The SW Genomic Laboratory Hub (SW GLH) is one of the network of seven English Genomic Laboratory Hubs that was commissioned from 2020 to deliver genomic testing services in accordance with the National Genomic Test Directories.


  • The SWGLH is a partnership between two laboratories and their host NHS Trusts:


  • Exeter Genomics Laboratory at the Royal Devon and Exeter Hospital NHS Foundation Trust (Wonford site)
    This laboratory provides some specialised rare disease genomic testing services, including some national services.


The SWGLH is the NHS provider for Genomic testing for the 5 million NHS patients in Cornwall, Devon, Somerset, North Somerset, Bristol, South Gloucestershire, Gloucestershire, and some parts of Wiltshire. The SWGLH also provides some specialist rare disease tests for NHS patients in other regions


SW Genomic Laboratory Hub Photos Bristol - Exeter