Information for GPs
Central Manchester University Hospitals' expert technical,
scientific and clinical teams offer a comprehensive laboratory
Together with our dedicated primary care service and electronic
communications, we can make sure GP practices and their patients
get the most out of our diagnostic testing.
For detailed information on our services see our laboratory
Getting test results
For enquiries and results call the Laboratory Service
Desk on 0161 276 8766 between 8.00am and 6.30pm, Monday to
For out-of-hours Biochemistry or Haematology urgent
results and enquiries, call the CMFT switchboard on 0161 276 1234
and bleep the on-call biomedical scientist.
For out-of-hours Microbiology or Virology urgent results and
enquiries, call the CMFT switchboard on 0161 276 1234 and request
the on-call consultant.
GP liaison team
We want to be sure our primary care users have the best access
to our services. If you have any difficulties or want to make a
suggestion, contact our Business Support Manager, Colette McAlister
on 0161 276 4062 or the Business Support Team on 0161 276 8766,
alternatively you can also use our online
enquiry form or email Labs.SD@cmft.nhs.uk.
Manchester Anaemia Guide
The Manchester Anaemia Guide has been developed in
collaboration with haematologists, gastroenterologists and GPs in
Central Manchester. The algorithms are designed to guide the
clinician through the investigation and management of anaemia.
If you have any comments about the algorithms please contact Dr
Kate Pendry, Consultant Haematologist at Central Manchester
University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust: firstname.lastname@example.org.