All correspondence should be submitted to the following address. Please read our guidance on making a referral before sending patient referrals or samples for testing.
Postal AddressThe Manchester Centre for Genomic Medicine6th FloorSt Mary's HospitalOxford RoadManchesterM13 9WL
For laboratory enquiries please use the appropriate number below. The fax numbers shown are secure and may be used to send confidential information such as consent forms but please advise the laboratory in question by telephone before sending such material by fax.
|Cytogenetic testing||0161 276 6553||0161 276 6238|
|Molecular Genetic testing||0161 276 6122||0161 276 6606|
|Willink Metabolites & Newborn screening||0161 701 8504|
|Willink Lysosomal Storage Disorder||0161 701 8612|
Alternatively, if you are unsure of the laboratory you require, please call our main reception number: 0161 276 6506.
Laboratory Opening Hours
Our laboratories are open from 9.00am to 5.00pm, Monday to Friday. In addition, Biochemical Genetics remains open until 5.30pm on Mondays to Thursdays.
All laboratories are closed on official UK public holidays.Out-of-Hours Service
An out-of-hours service is provided by Biochemical Genetics. Urgent investigations will only be performed following discussion with one of our consultants, who may be contacted via the hospital switchboard on 0161 276 1234.
Principal contact details for each section are as follows:
|Laboratory Director||Lorraine Gaunt||Lorraine.Gaunt@cmft.nhs.uk||0161 276 3269|
|General Diagnostic Genetics||Heather Ward||Heather.Ward@cmft.nhs.uk||0161 276 6265|
|Molecular Pathology||Emma Howard||Emma.Howard@cmft.nhs.uk||0161 276 3265|
|Inherited Cancer Genetics||Andrew Wallace||Andrew.Wallace@cmft.nhs.uk||0161 701 4919|
|Ophthalmic Genetics||Simon Ramsden||Simon.Ramsden@cmft.nhs.uk||0161 276 6265|
|Specialist Cell Culture Service||Heather Ward||Heather.Ward@cmft.nhs.uk||0161 276 6265|
|Bioinformatics||Sanjeev Bhaskar||Sanjeev.Bhaskar@cmft.nhs.uk||0161 701 5388|
|Willink Biochemical Genetics Unit||Claire Hart||Claire.Hart@cmft.nhs.uk||0161 701 2143 / 2137|
|Quality Manager||Andrea Naughton||Andrea.Naughton@cmft.nhs.uk||0161 276 6129|