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Blood Sciences

The Blood Sciences department incorporates the Haematology and Chemical Pathology laboratories. It is situated within the Department of Pathology on the first floor of Barnsley Hospital.

The Blood Sciences department provides a comprehensive routine and emergency out-of-hours diagnostic Blood Sciences service. Together - with its partner laboratory in Rotherham - it takes specimens from the Barnsley and Rotherham hospitals and the local areas.

Chemical pathology clinical advice is available from the Barnsley Hospital Consultant leads, with support provided by the appropriate Rotherham Hospital Consultants as required.

Haematology clinical advice is available as required by contacting the details provided below. Urgent, out-of-hours clinical advice is provided by one of the Haematology consultants who can be contacted via switchboard.

Technical enquiries should be directed towards the Biomedical Scientists of the department.

Please see below for contact details. For urgent samples see the protocol on the Urgent Requests page.

Contact details for medical staff


Consultant Clinical Scientist – Chemical Pathology

01226 43(5749)

Clinical Scientist – Chemical Pathology

01226 43(3091)

Consultant Haematologist and Laboratory Director

Bleep 401

Consultant Haematologist and Clinical Head of Department, Dr Chan-Lam

Contact via switchboard

Consultant Haematologists on call as per roster distributed to switchboard

Contact via switchboard

Haematology secretary

01226 43(2765/2810)


Biomedical Science Senior Staff

Integrated Blood Sciences Manager

01226 43(4422)

Deputy Blood Sciences Manager/Chemical Pathology lead BMS

01226 43(4422)

Deputy Blood Sciences Manager/Haematology lead BMS

01226 43(2061)

Biochemistry Senior Staff

01226 43(2061)

Haematology Senior Staff

01226 43(2061)


Laboratory contact details

Chemical Pathology   01226 43(2733)  Bleep 209
Haematology               01226 43(2862)    Bleep 205
Pathology Reception 01226 43(2727)


Updated on Thursday 14/12/2023 by Neil Cuthbert


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  • Page last reviewed: 4 July 2023
  • Next review due: 4 July 2024