Pathology (disease diagnosis)

Southwest Pathology Services (SPS) is a joint venture partnership between Integrated Pathology Partnerships (iPP) (a member of SYNLAB), Somerset NHS FT and Yeovil District Hospital NHS FT., delivering full laboratory services to a population of 500,000 patients and over 80 GP practices in Somerset.

Our pathology laboratory is UKAS ISO15189 Accredited based on the testing schedule on the UKAS Website and provides the following services:

SPS carries out more than 7.5 million tests each year, offering more than 1,400 different types of tests across the following disciplines:

  • Andrology
  • Clinical Biochemistry
  • Cytopathology
  • Haematology and Blood Transfusion
  • Histopathology
  • Immunology
  • Microbiology and Infection Control
  • Molecular Biology
  • Virology

SPS also provides 24/7 out of hour’s acute services on the Musgrove Park Hospital and Yeovil District Hospital sites

To find out more about Southwest Pathology Services, visit: Southwest Pathology Services Internet website