•Our Toxicology Laboratory is part of the Clinical Biochemistry Department at SWBH NHS Trust.•We offer referral services for a number of specialist services with most NHS laboratories in the UK using one or more of our services.•Results can be sent direct into your laboratory computer or by secure PDF attached to an email.•We work with prison services around the country in areas of substance misuse and also blood spot serology screening.
Unknown Drug Screen
•We look for over 1,300 drugs and metabolites on our LC-QTOF analyser.•Includes over 300 legal highs with more added as we come across them in materials sent to us.•As well as urine and oral fluid we can analyser tablets, powers and smoking products.•This service offers qualitative and not quantitative results.•Service includes detailed clinical interpretation.•Turn round - 1 working day.
Getting to Know Us
Responsive clinical service for Toxicology from our NHS Pathology Department
Screening for 6 Synthetic Cannabinoids (NOIDS) in Blood
A new service aiming to help with the serious clinical issues associated with the key synthetic cannabinoids (NOIDS) with common clinical presentations including: •Reduced consciousness with marked respiratory suppression•Severe agitation and psychosis•Recurrent seizures and cardiac arrhythmiasWe have recently sent a letter out to all UK laboratories about this new service - download here….