The Directorate of Pathology provides in-house routine diagnostic services for Blood Sciences, Blood Transfusion and Microbiology, with 24/7 unbroken support for emergency medicine. A routine Cellular Pathology service is provided along with mortuary and post mortem facilities to serve the Trust and the district coroner.

Over recent years, the Pathology departments at  Barnsley Hospital NHS Foundation Trust and The Rotherham NHS Foundation Trust have been working together to strengthen our alliance with the aim of progressing to a fully merged Pathology service. This merger will result in significantly improved services to both our GP and hospital based users.

The following document identifies which tests are performed on each site – Where tests are processed v1.6

Add on Requests:

To request urgent additional tests on Pathology Samples in Biochemistry and Haematology, please request these electronically on ICE where possible. If you are unable to request additional tests on ICE, please use the Add on Requesting Form and hand deliver, scan or electronically complete the request form and send the completed form via email to bdg-tr.barnsleypathologyreception@nhs.net