Frequently asked questions

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Where can I find a "notifiable diseases" form?

You can download a notifiable diseases form from this web site. There is a link to a list of documents for download on the pathology home page - look in the "DOWNLOADS & LINKS" box.

It is also available from the Trust website A-Z.

Alternatively, use this link: PDF file notifiable diseases form


Can I store a blood sample overnight for this biochemical test?

This information can now be found on the relevant biochemical test page. 


Can additional biochemical tests be added to existing samples?

Additional tests may be added to the original request by contacting the laboratory. However, the ability to produce a valid result will be dependent on the stability of the analyte and how the sample was stored. For further information see Making requests and requesting additional tests.

page last reviewed: 15/01/15