Pathology (disease diagnosis)

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Musgrove Park Hospital

Parkfield Dr, Taunton, TA1 5DA, United Kingdom

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Southwest Pathology Services is provided in partnership by Musgrove Park Hospital, Yeovil District Hospital NHS Foundation Trust and Integrated Pathology Partnerships (iPP), delivering full laboratory services to a population of 500,000 patients and over 100 GP practices in Somerset.

Our pathology laboratory is CPA Accredited (Clinical Pathology Accreditation (UK) Ltd) and provides the following services:

  • Haematology department – general haematology, coagulation/immunology, blood transfusion
  • Chemical pathology – general biochemistry, endocrinology, Somerset point of care testing service
  • Andrology service
  • Histopathology, cytology and mortuary facilities
  • Microbiology – daytime service is provided off site
  • Cervical screening service for Somerset and West Dorset

We also have an on-call out of hours service which supports in the evenings and overnight.

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