Laboratories and contacts

Laboratory location
Opening hours
On-call service
Access to laboratories
Contact numbers

Laboratory location

Royal Sussex County Hospital,          
Eastern Road,
Brighton BN2 5BE.
Tel: 01273 696955
Pathology is situated above A&E on level 6 of the Tower Block.
The Princess Royal Hospital,
Lewes Road,
Haywards Heath,
West Sussex RH16 4EX
Tel:01444 441881
The laboratories are situated in the Pathology Department on the first floor of the main building (above A&E).

Opening hours (Reception)

RSCH    Monday to Friday: 0800 to 1900h

Saturday and Sunday: 0900 to 1300h

PRH Monday to Friday: 0800 to 1800h

Saturday and Sunday: 0830 to 1200h

 Please note that semen samples for fertility check or post vasectomy must be delivered to the RSCH lab by 3pm at the latest. 

On-call service

This is available for emergency work only outside laboratory routine hours. The on-call Biomedical Scientists must be contacted by bleep.

There are separate on-call staff for Clinical Biochemistry, Haematology and Microbiology. Follow the links below for details of investigations conducted out of hours and how to contact the Biomedical Scientist on duty.

Clinical Biochemistry

Haematology and Transfusion


Access to laboratories

Access to laboratory areas is controlled. Non-pathology staff who require swipe card access to laboratory areas must have this arranged through BSUH security.

Contact numbers

Main switchboards: RSCH 01273 696955, PRH 01444 441881

BSUH clinicians

Dr. Monika Kohli Lead Consultant Biochemistry & Immunology ext. 4146
Dr. Mohammed Osman Hassan-Ibrahim Lead Consultant Microbiology & Infection ext. 3584

Frontier laboratory management

Dr. Bruce Stewart
Clinical Director/ Consultant Microbiologist
01737 231904
Lorne Dye
Pathology Services Manager
01273 696955 x4069
Emily Gaskell
Programme Manager
07500 826274
Kathy Caley
Business Development & Marketing Manager           
07585 965496
Coral Jackson            
Finance Manager
01737 231705 x 1705
Sarah Bastow Head of Service - Blood Sciences
01273 696955 x7422
01444 441881 x8216
Clare Reynolds Head of Service - Microbiology & Infection 01273 696955 x4621
Elizabeth Berry Head of Service - Cellular Pathology  01737 768511 x2774
Mark Harris Head of IT 01444 441881 x8207
John McBride Head of Quality 01273 696955 x4594/8206
Ian Evans Pathology Support Services Manager 01273 696955 x7412

 For more numbers see under individual departments.