Latest Developments

Here are the latest developments from UHNM Pathology

Changes to thyroglobulin and thyroglobulin antibody service

From 1 August 2022, thyroglobulin tests for all our sites will be brought in-house to the North Midlands and Cheshire Pathology Services Stoke laboratory.

ICE System Downtime

Thursday 9th June starting at 11am

Progesterone sample type

Change of blood bottle for serum progesterone

Change to testosterone reference ranges

A new adult reference range for testosterone will be implemented on 9th December 2021.

Fasting sample requirements

New fasting guidelines for the pathology network.



Blood Tube Supply Disruption

**Please read as there are steps that you need to take**

North Midlands and Cheshire Pathology Service

We are pleased to announce the official establishment of the North Midlands and Cheshire Pathology Service (NMCPS).

Booking Phlebotomy Appointments now available online

Click this link to be transferred to the new online Phlebotomy Appointment Booking System

Change in Troponin I assay method

The new High-sensitivity Troponin I assay (TNIH) will begin use on Wednesday 1st May 2019.

Pathology Consumables

Download required consumables order forms here

Changes to BNP testing service for heart failure

The UHNM Biochemistry Laboratory will be switching from measurement of B-type natriuretic peptide (BNP) to N-terminal proBNP (NT-proBNP) from October 1st 2018.

Change to ESR (erythrocyte sedimentation rate) method

The Haematology laboratory will be changing the method used for ESR testing from Tuesday 26th September 2018.

Additional Walk-In Community Phlebotomy

A Clinic at Bentilee Neighbourhood Centre opening on Monday 4th June 2018

Acute Kidney Injury

AKI alerts in Primary care

Changes to sample requirements

Changes happening on Monday 15th January 2018

Gentamicin Calculator (Hartford Nomogram)

Downloadable Gentamicin calculator