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GP survey – Unified Point of Access for Enhanced Rapid Response & @home
Pathway Homeless Team to continue for a further year
Redevelopment of Queen Mary's Hospital, Sidcup
GP survey - children’s occupational therapy
Transforming Outcomes and Health Through Imaging (TOHETI)
Service updates
No NHSmail fax referrals to the district nursing service
District Nursing Service – contact details
Prolonged Jaundice Service at Guy’s and St Thomas’
Evelina Centre for Inherited Metabolic Disease Service
Menopause and early menopause clinics
Tuberculosis community nurse-led service
Pathology updates from Viapath
Labelling sample and request forms
Training and events
Free gynaecology update for GPs at Guy’s Hospital
Training and events
SAGE & THYME - a free 3 hour workshop on recognising and managing distress
Transforming end of life care
The Allergy Academy Spring Programme
Resilience in Healthcare Masterclass
5th Annual Anogenital and Oral Dermatology Course
Skin Biopsy Course
Bespoke education programme for teenagers with atopic eczema
Adult Metabolic Study Day
Delirium and Dementia
Eating peanut at an early age prevents peanut allergy
Alex Risorto
Tel: 020 7188 4978
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Labelling sample and request forms

Did you know that approximately 5% of sample requests have missing/illegible patient data? If we don't receive the correct patient data, we are unable to process test requests.

Information we must have:

Routine Samples:

  • Patient’s full name, date of birth, sex and clinical details
  • Contact name (requesting doctor, nurse or other clinician)
  • Contact telephone number
  • Collection date of sample taken and time of collection (TOC)

Cervical Smear Samples:

  • Patient’s full name and date of birth
  • Address
  • NHS Number


When sending sample for Malaria, please provide patient travel history (dates of travel and other clinical details).

Contact us:

For any queries or concerns, please contact the customer service team by email or phone 020 7188 9684.

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