LOCATION OF LABORATORY
Glasgow Royal Infirmary
West of Scotland Specialist Virology Centre,
Level 5, New Lister Building,
Glasgow Royal Infirmary,
10-16 Alexandra Parade,
DX address: 6491304 (Glasgow 94G exchange)
TELEPHONE & FAX NUMBER
Tel: 0141 201 8722
Fax: 0141 201 8723
WHAT DO WE DO?
The West of Scotland Specialist Virology Centre (WoSSVC) is located in the Glasgow Royal Infirmary and is part of the NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde Health Board.
We provide a full range of virology tests to our users and our development team are continuously updating and introducing new assays.
In addition to our routine repertoire we are part of The Scottish National Blood Borne Virus Specialist Testing Service which provides specialist testing for blood borne viruses for Scotland. We are also responsible for testing respiratory specimens for national surveillance purposes.
Our staff are always happy to discuss any problems you may have regarding individual patients or to discuss the quality of the service we provide.
During working hours, the duty clinician can be contacted for advice on patient management, diagnosis and treatment on 0141 201 8722. Outwith these times the duty clinical virologist is available via the Glasgow Royal Infirmary switchboard on 0141 211 4000. There is a consultant available 24 hours a day.
Professor Rory Gunson
Consultant Clinical Scientist, Clinical Lead
Dr Celia Jackson
Consultant Medical Virologist & Infectious Diseases physician
Dr Samantha Shepherd
Consultant Clinical Scientist
Technical Services Manager
Site Laboratory Manager