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Pathology Laboratory Department


About us

A comprehensive Pathology Laboratory Service is provided by the departments of Biochemistry, Haematology/Blood Transfusion, Histopathology and Microbiology. Mortuary Services are also provided at Sligo Regional Hospital.

The Pathology Department provides a service for Consultant In-patients and Out-Patients also for primary Care Practitioners and Garden Hill. An "On-call" Service is provided outside routine working hours for urgent requests in Chemical Pathology, Haematology/Blood Transfusion and Microbiology.

The Blood Transfusion is an accredited laboratory; the other disciplines within pathology are actively working towards accreditation status.

The Pathology Service is provided by a multi-disciplinary team of staff consisting of Consultant Pathologists, Medical Laboratory Scientists, Medical Laboratory Assistants, Clerical, Secretarial and Portering Staff. All major disciplines of the Pathology Service are provided to hospital medical staff, GP Practices and other health care units within the regional.

Sligo Regional Pathology service consist of ;

·       Biochemistry

·       Haematology/ Blood Transfusion

·       Histopathology

·       Microbiology

·       Serology

·       Public Health

Pathology Users Handbook

Laboratory Contact Numbers
Pathology Manager - Dr John Williams 071 917 4560
Tel; 071 917 extn  
Clinical Chemistry extn Haematology extn
Oncall 173450 Oncall 173440
Chief Medical Scientist 4561 Chief Medical Scientist 4562
Main Lab 4590 Main Lab 4556
Endocrinology 4141 Blood Bank 4144/4719
Reception 4142 Haemovigilance (Bleep 226) 4675
Biochemistry Fax No 4658 Dr Andy Hodgson 4458
Quality Manager 36803 Haematology/Blood Bank Fax No 4515
    Quality Manager 36881
Histology   Microbiology  
Chief Medical Scientist 4564 Oncall 173444
Main Lab 4559 Chief Medical Scientist 4563
Dr Nessa O'Donnell 4178 Main Lab 4557
Secretary 4554 Dr Kenny Office 4162
Dr Clive Kilgannon Secretary 4710 Dr Kenny Secretary 2501
Quality Manager 4173 Quality Manager 4434
Pathology Reception 4553 Laboratory IT  
Serology 4159 Eoin Clerkin - LIS Manager 4565
Public Health 4558 Jason Chandler - LIS Assistant Manager 36824
Chief Medical Scientist Pub Health 4167    
Media 4157 Common Room 4133
Infection Control 4161/4459 Laboratory Porter Bleep 188