Our Haematology service provides a comprehensive screening and diagnostic service using a range of state-of-the art technologies and manual laboratory procedures for the diagnosis and monitoring of patients with disorders of the blood and bone marrow, such as: sickle cell disease, anaemia, leukaemia and related blood cancers, clotting disorders and bleeding problems such as haemophilia.
Haematology has laboratories at both Ipswich and Colchester Hospitals offering routine tests 24/7, including: Full blood counts (FBC), Reticulocyte Count and Erythrocyte Sedimentation Rate (ESR).
The Haematology laboratories also perform:
- Blood Film Examination
- Clotting Screens
- International Normalised Ratio (INR)
- Infectious Mononucleosis (I.M) / Paul Bunnell (PB) test
Haematology is accredited at Ipswich by UKAS (United Kingdom Accreditation Service) to BS EN ISO15189:2012. Accreditation number 9332.