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Staffing of the Microbiology Department

The Microbiology Department is headed by a Consultant Head of Department and is managed by a Laboratory manager supported by an Operational manager, Quality manager, Training manager and a Health & Safety manager. The different sections of the laboratory are supervised by Senior scientists.


All Microbiology Medical staff are appropriately qualified and are registered with the General Medical Council (GMC).

All Biomedical Scientists are appropriately qualified and are registered with the Healthcare Professions Council (HCPC).

All staff undertake ongoing Continuing Professional development and Competency Assessments.

Contact Details and Medical Advice

General Microbiology Laboratory (including clinical) enquiries – 01912231019

Clinical Virology – 01912821104

General Virology Laboratory enquiries – 01912448890

GP enquiry line – 01912231344

Out of Hours – 0191 2336161

Here can find the details of the senior staff in the Microbiology Department: