Cellular Pathology

Who is the service for?

Cellular Pathology provides a Histology, Diagnostic Cytology and Andrology service to General Practitioners within Primary Care and to Consultant led services with the hospitals within The Pennine Acute Hospitals NHS Trust. The Department also provides a Cervical Cytology Screening service to all Primary Care centres within Greater Manchester and Colposcopy clinics within The Pennine Acute Hospitals NHS Trust.

What does the service provide?

Tissue and fluid samples taken in Out-Patient Clinics, Theatre’s and Primary Care clinics sent to Cellular Pathology will be processed and examined microscopically by our Consultant Histopathologists to provide a diagnosis.

Who will patients meet?

Tissue and fluid samples taken in Out-Patient Clinics, Theatre’s and Primary Care clinics sent to Cellular Pathology will be processed and examined microscopically by our Consultant Histopathologists to provide a diagnosis.

When is the service available?

The department is open 09:00 – 17:00 Monday to Friday.

Where is the service provided?

The Royal Oldham Hospital

Rochdale Rd

Oldham

OL1 2JH

Department contact details

General Enquiries – 0161 656 1009/0161 656 1010/0161 627 8267

Histology Laboratory – 0161 627 8356

Cytology Enquiries – 0161 656 1742

Andrology Enquiries – 0161 627 8365

Practical information

Andrology Infertility Assessment is by appointment only by calling 0161 627 8365.

Key staff/consultants

Amanda Eckersley – Cellular Pathology Services Manager

0161 627 8357 (Internal 78357)

 

John Hayes - Technical Manager Histology

0161 656 1656 (Internal 71656)

 

Richard Lambert - Technical Manager Cytology

0161 627 8721  (Internal 78721)