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The Swansea Bay University Health Board Pathology Department provides a high quality service to our clinical colleagues and their patients through comprehensive diagnosis, monitoring and disease management. Our analytical and advisory services cover all aspects of Pathology, which consists of:

  • Laboratory Medicine (Biochemistry, Haematology, Cellular Haematology, Immunology, Toxicology, Blood Transfusion, Phlebotomy (see: Blood Tests for more information), 
  • Point of care, Research and Development and the Sendaway Service & Logistics team)
  • Cellular Pathology (Histopathology, Non-Gynae Diagnostic Cytology, Mortuary and Bereavement Services)
  • Microbiology (Public Health Wales)

Swansea Bay UHB Pathology laboratories are situated at Morriston, Singleton, and Princess of Wales (subject to ongoing boundary changes), along with a Pathology Specimen Reception at Neath Port Talbot.

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