Pathology Stores

Laboratory consumables, for example blood vacutainer tubes, specimen containers, specimen bags and labels are available from the Pathology Stores, located within the General Stores on Level 2 at Derriford.

Supplies are sent out on receipt of the appropriate requisition form; telephone orders are only accepted for urgent items. Many items have a short shelf-life so please do not over-order.

Please note the following are issued by the Combined Laboratory (Tel 792289) not Stores, and come complete with instructions

  • 24 hour Urine collection containers (Plain and Acid)

  • Haem Occult (Faecal Occult blood) cards – these are available only to GPs on a named-patient basis