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Laboratory Medicine

General Information / Key Contacts Clinical Biochemistry & POCT

General Result and Specimen Enquiries
York Monday - Friday 08.30 - 18:30 Telephone: ( 01904 72) 6802
Scarborough Monday - Friday 09.00 - 17:30 Telephone : ( 01723 34) 2351
At all other times: Contact the Biomedical Scientist on Call via bleep 934 (York) or the hospital switchboard '0' (Scarborough)
For non-clinical advice, consider using the Duty Biochemist email: yhs-tr.Biochemist@nhs.net 

Clinical Advice
Duty Biochemist Monday - Friday

09:00 - 17:00

Telephone: ( 01904 72) 6366 
At all other times: Contact the Consultant on Call via the hospital switchboard '0'

For non-urgent clinical advice, please send an Advice and Guidance request to Clinical Biochemistry


Please note that we regret that we cannot provide results or offer advice directly to members of the public, who should contact their healthcare provider.

 

 

 Key Contact  E-Mail  Telephone

Lead Clinician

Alison Jones

Consultant Clinical Biochemist

alison.jones@york.nhs.uk

(01904 72) 5786

Dr Deepak Chandrajay

Consultant Chemical Pathologist

deepak.chandrajay@york.nhs.uk

(01904 72) 5670

Dr Daniel Turnock

Consultant Clinical Biochemist

daniel.turnock@york.nhs.uk

(01904 72) 1847

Claire Lloyd

Principal Clinical Biochemist

claire.lloyd@york.nhs.uk (01904 72) 6098

Michelle Morgan

Secretary to Consultant Team

michelle.morgan@york.nhs.uk

(01904 72) 5855

Mrs Joanna Andrew

Head Biomedical Scientist

joanna.andrew@york.nhs.uk

(01904 72) 5872

Mr Carl Burkinshaw

Operational Manager

carl.burkinshaw@york.nhs.uk

(01723 34) 2028

Anne Penrice

Point of Care Testing (POCT) Coordinator

anne.penrice@york.nhs.uk (01904 72) 5890

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Blood taking, York Hospital

Due to COVID-19, from Monday 6 April the Phlebotomy service at York Hospital outpatient department will be closed until further notice.

We will continue to offer a blood taking services for patients who have urgent bloods requests only, at the nearby Nuffield Hospital. The urgency will have been identified during your medical appointment. Please access the Nuffield Hospital via the main reception and from there you will be directed to Phlebotomy. Please take a seat and wait to be called.

Patients who have routine blood test for yearly check-ups should not attend. Instead, please contact your GP to request an appointment at the GP surgery for your bloods to be taken.


Maternity services

If you are due to have a baby, please visit our website for up to date information about maternity services at this time https://bit.ly/39ANleP


Haematology and Oncology services

With effect from Monday 6 April there will be temporary changes to the Haematology and Oncology services at Scarborough and York Hospital.  These decision have been made on the grounds of patient safety in the current coronavirus pandemic.  Find out more here.


Visiting cancelled

Due to the increasing number of cases of coronavirus across the UK, York Teaching Hospital NHS Foundation Trust has made the decision to cancel all visiting to all its hospital sites in order to ensure the safety of patients and staff.

There are three exemptions to the ruling which are for one parent of a sick child under 18, for the partner of a woman giving birth and end of life patients at the discretion of the ward sister.

We would ask people to respect this decision and to treat our staff, who will be enforcing the visiting restrictions, with courtesy and respect.  For more information visit our website.


Outpatient appointments

We know that NHS services will come under intense pressure as the coronavirus spreads, and as a Trust we need to redirect staff, free up staff for refresher training and carry out any works as necessary, so we are able to maximise capacity for patients for when the number of infections peak.  We also need to reduce the number of people coming into our hospitals to protect our patients, as well as keeping our staff safe, well and able to come into work.

To do this, with effect from Tuesday 24 March 2020, along with other trusts in the Humber Coast and Vale partnerships, we have made the collective decision to suspend all non-urgent routine outpatient appointments for at least three months.  Urgent and emergency cases and cancer appointments will be carrying on as normal.

These are unprecedented times and we thank you for your understanding.  We know many people waiting for treatment will be disappointed or worried but please not contact the hospital as we will be contacting everyone directly affected in the coming days and weeks.

If you do not receive a letter or a phone call from the hospital, please turn up for your scheduled appointment as normal unless you have symptoms of coronavirus, a cold, flu or norovirus in which case you should contact us to cancel your appointment by clicking here.