Immunology

The  Clinical Immunology Laboratory is on the Royal Stoke University Hospital site of the  University Hospital of North Midlands (UHNM) and provides specialist  services for allergy, autoimmunity and immunodeficiency,

We offer a range of investigations to assist clinicians diagnosing and monitoring autoimmune, allergy and immunodeficiency disorders

The laboratory service is led by Dr Lavanya Diwakar Consultant Immunologist 

The clinical service is led by Dr Sarah Goddard Consultant Immunologist

Laboratory manager is Karen Sneade

The department also supports a clinical service assisted by specialist nurses

The laboratory is open from 9.00 – 5.30 Monday to Friday

The laboratory is  UKAS  accredited to ISO 15189:2012  (reference 9300)

This site aims to provide a useful Immunology reference for

  • staff requesting or taking samples for tests
  • appropriate requesting
  • tests referred to other laboratories

The following are helpful websites

For Primary Immunodeficiency - www.ukpin.org.uk

For Allergy - www.allergyuk.org

For Clinical immunology information and updates British Society for Immunology (BSI) - www.immunology.org