Pathology services provide the study and diagnosis of disease through examination of organs, tissues, bodily fluids, and whole bodies (autopsies)
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If you have been given an outpatient appointment at the hospitals and are unable to attend for whatever reason you can use the form below.

It is really important that you let us know of any changes as soon as possible. This means we can offer the original appointment to another patient.

Please complete the form below with your contact details and as much information as possible. You can find most of the information we need on your appointment letter.

If you have any problems using this form, please call the number on your appointment letter and we will do our best to help you. You will receive a response from us so you know it has been received and actioned.

If you wish to change the date and time of your appointment you, you can click the re-book option and state any dates that are not suitable for you, or you can contact us using the number on your appointment letter.

About this service

Pathology at Warrington and Halton Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust is located mainly at Warrington Hospital on the first floor, Appleton Wing. There is a satellite laboratory at Halton Hospital, which is mainly used for urgent work produced at Halton Hospital. The facilities in Appleton Wing were first opened in 1978, with refurbishments in 1997 and 2001.

In 2011, the Cervical Screening section of the Cytopathology Department merged with that of Whiston Hospital's onto their site. The Mortuary is situated on the Warrington site and has undergone a major refurbishment in 2002 and 2014.

Who's in the team?

There are 11 Consultant Pathologists and 1 Associate Specialists in addition to approximately 140 Biomedical Scientists, Support Workers, Phlebotomists and Mortuary staff. This team provides the analytical and interpretive service for the four main Pathology disciplines:- Histopathology and Cytopathology, Microbiology, Biochemistry and Haematology and Blood Transfusion.

Biochemistry and Haematology operate a 24/7 service and Mircrobiology and Mortuary operate an on-call service. A Consultant Pathologist from each discipline is always available for clinical advice and may be contacted viat the hospital switchboard on 01925 635911.

Contact information

Pathology Department 
Appleton Wing 
Warrington Hospital

Other Information & Downloads

Pathology Users Handbook for GPs

The pathology users handbook is designed for GPs to give information on how to access the various services that are provided by the trust.

You can access the latest version of the handbook  on the link below:

Warrington Hospital