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The Cellular Pathology Laboratory provides a high quality, cost effective service to the Wirral University Teaching Hospital NHS foundation trust, GP’s and community hospitals within the Wirral Clinical Commissioning Group area and is a referral centre for specialist services for other trusts and Clinical Commissioning Groups outside the Wirral. It is continually upgrading the test repertoire offered to reflect developments in the medical field. The laboratories are staffed by highly qualified and experienced medical, scientific, and technical and support personnel.

 The Laboratory offers the following services 


  • Cellular Pathology
  • Post-mortem Autopsy
  • Gynaecological Cytology
  • Non-Gynaecological Cytology
  • Andrology

The laboratory is subject to external accreditation by Clinical Pathology Accreditation to ISO15189. (UKAS). The laboratory is fully accredited and the departments CPA licence number is 0096

 The laboratory and Mortuary is subject to external accreditation by the Human Tissue Authority (HTA) The laboratory is fully licensed and the licence number is 12027

 The laboratory runs a comprehensive quality management system and participates in all relevant National Quality Assurance Schemes as well as operating a schedule of Internal quality audit, corrective action and quality improvement

 The laboratory is accredited for training by the Health and Care Professions Council, The Royal College of Pathologists and the Institute of Biomedical Science.

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