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The Pennine Acute Hospitals NHS Trust has invested over £17million in state of the art Pathology Laboratory Services in order to provide the very best support for the hospitals, local GPs (currently over 190 GP Practices) and community based clinics and HM Prison Services within the North Manchester, Oldham, Bury, Rochdale, Heywood and Middleton districts within the North East region of Greater Manchester.

Oldham Pathology Laboratory

There has been huge capital investment within our laboratories to ensure the safe, fast and effective processing of samples and subsequent result reporting in the following disciplines:

Haematology & Blood Transfusion

Clinical Biochemistry


Cellular Pathology

The Trust has developed and invested in several state of the art IT systems within the past few years, all with the aim of improving the efficiency and accuracy of sample processing and result reporting.

Policy - Labelling & Safe Handling of Pathology Samples & Request Forms