Clinical biochemistry as pioneered the use of new markers of cardiac damage particularly during surgery and developed the measurement of cardiac hormones for the diagnosis of heart failure. More about clinical biochemistry.
Haematology has acquired expertise in the investigation of haemostatic disorders in patients who have, or are, undergoing cardiac surgery. We have actively participated in programmes to reduce the use of transfused blood. More about haematology.
Our microbiology team includes leading experts in the rapid diagnosis of atypical pneumonias and employ molecular techniques for the diagnosis of tuberculosis, which greatly reduces turnaround time for diagnosis. More about microbiology.
The histopathology service specialises in the diagnosis of lung tumours and interstitial lung diseases, heart and lung transplant rejection, vascular and cardiac diseases. More about histopathology.
Blood samples are collected by phlebotomists in the outpatient department and on the wards.