Bookmark this page to quickly access upcoming events and the latest news releases and publications about the work of South West London Pathology.
Fine needle aspiration services at Croydon Hospital
Over the last six months, SWLP has introduced two new fine needle aspiration (FNA) services at Croydon Hospital. Fine needle aspiration is a non-invasive technique where a thin needle is inserted into a mass to collect a sample.More
SWLP Pathology News February 2019
This edition includes articles on grossly abnormal results, guidance on labelling and requests and samples, completing downtime forms and numbers to call for results and advice.More
Lab supports article published in Annals of Clinical and Translational Neurology
20 August 2019More
South West London Pathology (SWLP) Neuropathologist Dr Leslie Bridges and Histology Manager/Network Lead for Digital Pathology Joanne Lam-Wong have contributed to an article which has been published in the Annals of Clinical and Translational Neurology.
SWLP Pathology News July 2019
This edition includes articles on mass spectrometry, malaria samples, payment for private tests and vitamin D guidelines.More
Impact of molecular point-of-care test on the diagnosis of influenza
Dr Elli Demertzi, Consultant Microbiologist based at Kingston Hospital NHS Foundation Trust, has had an article published in the Journal of Infection Prevention. The article, which was co-written by Fran Brooke-Pearce, Infection Prevention and Control Nurse Specialist, appeared in the April edition of the publication. The article reported on the evaluation of the impact of […]More
Mass spectrometry comes to SWLP
5 July 2019More
SWLP is now able to carry out its first tests using mass spectrometry. SWLP has begun testing for steroids on the Waters Xevo TQ-S mass spectrometer, which is among the most sensitive available.
New intra-operative PTH analyser at Kingston Hospital
3 July 2019More
Colleagues at Kingston Hospital have welcomed the introduction of a new intra-operative PTH analyser.
Biomedical Science Day 2019
1 July 2019More
Biomedical Science Day 2019 was marked by SWLP with displays in the Medical School reception and the atrium in Atkinson Morely Wing at St George’s Hospital.
Lunchtime mortality and morbidity lectures
9 May 2019More
South West London Pathology Histopathologist Dr Lorrette Ffolkes is introducing a series of lunchtime talks aimed at looking at specific cases, following a sample from receipt in the laboratory to examination by a pathologist, and looking at where things may have gone wrong and where improvements can be made.
Our trainee clinical scientists support the London Marathon
7 May 2019More
The 2019 London Marathon was held on Sunday 29 April and three of our very own trainee clinical scientists were in attendance to support the massive healthcare operation on the day.