Chemical Pathology

Who is the service for?

The department runs a Lipid Clinic that patients will be referred to by their GP.

What does the service provide?

Advice on the management of hypercholesterolaemic patients either with inadequate treatment or encountering side-effects.

Who will patients meet?

Dr Hammer, Consultant Chemical Pathologist.

When is the service available?

Weekly clinics on Friday mornings.

Where is the service provided?

North Manchester Outpatients Department.

Department contact details

For information and advice Dr Mike Hammer, Consultant Chemical Pathologist can be contacted on 0161 656 1805 (71805 internal) or by email

GP’s can refer patients to the Lipid Clinic via the Electronic Booking Service (EBS).

Practical information

Patients should bring details of any other members of their family who are similarly affected and details of any family history of premature vascular disease.  They should also bring a recent copy of their prescription if available.

Key staff/consultants

Dr Mike Hammer, Consultant Chemical Pathologist

0161 656 1805 (71805).