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SWLP Pathology New February 2020
This edition includes articles on a New Laboratory Information Management System, Familial hypercholesterolaemia services at St George’s Hospital and Vitamin D guidelines.More
Microbiology brings tests back in-house
24 February 2020More
Microbiology has brought a number of tests that used to be sent away back in-house.
Harvey’s Gang comes to SWLP
13 February 2020More
At the end of last year, staff in the Clinical Blood Sciences lab at St George’s welcomed four-year-old Thomas for the inaugural Harvey’s Gang tour at St George’s Hospital.
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 July 2019
This edition includes articles on mass spectrometry, malaria samples, payment for private tests and vitamin D guidelines.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 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
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.