Core Hours

Department
James Cook
Friarage
Biochemistry Mon – Fri 09:00 – 17:30 Mon – Fri 08:30 – 17:00
A 24 hour shift system operates at both sites
Immunology Mon – Fri 09:00 – 17:30
Blood Transfusion Mon – Fri 09:00 – 17:30 Mon – Fri 08:30 – 17:00
Cellular Pathology Mon – Fri 09:00 – 17:30 Mon – Fri 08:30 – 17:00
Semen Infertility
samples:
Mon – Fri 09:00 – 16:30 Wednesday 08:30 – 16:00
Semen Post vasectomy
samples:
Mon – Fri 09:00 – 16:30 Mon – Fri 08:30 – 16:00
Mortuary Mon – Fri 08:30 – 16:30 Mon – Fri 08:30 – 16:30
Out of these hours mortuary on-call staff can be contacted via the hospital switch board.
Haematology Mon – Fri 09:00 – 17:30 Mon – Fri 08:30 – 17:00
Coagulation Mon – Fri 09:00 – 17:30 Mon – Fri 08:30 – 17:00
Microbiology
Bacteriology Mon – Sun 08.00 – 20.00
A 24 hour shift system operates 7 days a week. Out of core hours staff can be contacted by phoning the lab on 52606. For urgent requests please use the pager (0014).
Virology Mon – Fri 09:00 – 17:00
Sat – Sun 09:00 – 12:00
Limited Service Mon – Fri 17:00 – 22:00 An on call service operates out of hours with a Biomedical Scientist available via the switchboard for extremely urgent samples.
Sat 08:00 – 22:00
Sun & Bank Holidays 10:00 – 22:00 A Biomedical Scientist will be handling blood cultures on Sunday mornings and is available through the switchboard for urgent samples.
Microbiology operates a limited service for urgent samples. After 10.00pm an on call biomedical scientist is available through switchboard for extremely urgent samples