Haematology Department

Department in Depth

Haematology Laboratory

Routine Coagulation Laboratory (CPL):
Laboratory hours: Monday to Friday 09:00 to 17:00, Saturday 09:30 to 13:00.
An emergency on-call service is operated outside these hours.

  • Routine coagulation screening tests including PT, APTT, INR, Fibrinogen and D-Dimer measurement.
  • Anticoagulant monitoring. Warfarin and Heparin monitoring is carried out in the routine coagulation laboratory.

Laboratory NCHCD: 
Laboratory hours: Monday to Friday 09:00 to 17:00.

  • The laboratory at the NCHCD analyses samples from patients with suspected bleeding and thrombotic (clotting) disorders. Both inherited and acquired disorders of coagulation are investigated by the laboratory.
  • There is a comprehensive testing service for the diagnosis and management of patients with Haemophilia, Von Willebrands Disease, coagulation factor deficiencies, platelet disorders and thrombotic (clotting) defects.
  • The testing service includes both functional and genetic testing for these disorders. Mutational analysis of both bleeding and prothrombotic disorders is available.