Sandwell & West Birmingham Hospitals NHS Trust

Call Centres

For results and advice: Blood science call centre 0121 507 5162 Microbiology 0121 507 4261 Serology 0121 507 3530 Histology 0121 507 5371 Immunology 0121 507 4258 Toxicology 0121 507 4134 Phlebotomy 0121 507 5151
Local SWBH pathology information helping you to work effectively with our laboratories. To download our Pathology Handbook
Consumables include Request forms Sample tubes & phlebotomy consumables Collection bottles for urine,stool & sputum screening. Blood tubes are available from pathology reception on both sites. City Site: 0121 507 4221 Sandwell site: 0121 507 3520 Pots for histology samples can be requested directly from the Histopathology department.

Guide to choosing

your sample tubes

and the correct order

of draw

Innovation & Service User Feedback


Your feedback has always been important, be it a suggestion for improving our service or a comment on something we do well. We would really appreciate it if you could complete a postcard and send it in to us when you have a suggestion or comment. This can be done in two ways: Download the postcard here and email it back to us with your comments or Send it back to us in the GP transport with your samples that are collected daily If your supply of feedback postcards is running low and you require more then please contact the quality department by emailing: 

Pathology Handbook

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Guide to

taking the

perfect blood


Pathology supplies
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Patient Phlebotomy Centres

We have phlebotomy services for our GPs at our major hospital sites. We also undertake phlebotomy at a total of 18 sites within the community. Download the location leaflets to give to your patients Locations and phlebotomy clinic times are included Details on preparing for your tests are on the reverse
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Page last updated: 11.07.19                                         Next review date: 03.06.20