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Contact Microbiology

Department of Clinical Microbiology & Infection
Old Path Lab
Royal Devon & Exeter Hospital
Royal Devon University Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust
Church Lane
Exeter
EX2 5AD

 

You can contact us in a variety of ways:-

Email service

This is the preferred method of contact for general practice and is monitored throughout the day.

rduh.microconsultants@nhs.net

This is for:

  • Clinical advice
  • Technical advice
  • Laboratory results
  • Adding on tests
  • Adding Clinical details to stored samples

 

Inpatient Consultation to Microbiology

Inpatient consultation to microbiology for hospital advice through Epic.  Calls for advice will be accepted from Registrars, Fellows and Consultants

 

Telephone

The main laboratory number is 01392 402962

Please note the results line is open between 11am- 12pm and 3pm- 4pm, alternatively you can email your enquiry to rduh.microconsultants@nhs.net

As a Department, we are continually trying to improve our level of customer service and therefore we welcome your feedback.  If you have any queries about or comments on the automated telephone system, please email us on the address above.

 

Please find below, our laboratory open hours, including the on-call service:

Normal Weekday Service

8:00am to 6:00pm Monday to Friday

Outside these hours, an emergency out-of-hours on-call service operates via switchboard 01392 411611

 

Normal Weekend Service   

08:00am to 4:30pm on Saturday and 08:00am to 12pm on Sunday

Outside these hours, an emergency out-of-hours on-call service operates via switchboard 01392 411611

 

Clinical On-call Service

From 5pm contact the on-call Microbiologist via switchboard

01392 411611 

 

Emergency On-call Service

The duty Biomedical Scientist can be contacted via the RD&E switchboard for processing urgent specimens outside of routine working hours (see above.)

 

Contacts in Microbiology

Clinical & Medical Staff

Dr Cressida Auckland Consultant in Clinical Microbiology & Infection / Head of Department (Exeter) / Serology Clinical Lead
Dr Tom Lewis Consultant in Clinical Microbiology & Infection / Head of Department (North Devon)
Dr Marina Morgan Consultant in Clinical Microbiology & Infection
Dr Robert Porter Consultant in Clinical Microbiology & Infection / Molecular Clinical Lead
Dr Jennifer Poyner Consultant in Clinical Microbiology & Infection / Bacteriology & Primary Care Clinical Lead
Dr George Trafford Consultant in Clinical Microbiology & Infection / Joint Director of Infection Control (Exeter)
Dr David Richards Consultant in Clinical Microbiology & Infection / Joint Director of Infection Control (North Devon)
Dr Matthew Kennedy Consultant in Clinical Microbiology & Infection / Antimicrobial Stewardship Chair
Dr Jeremy Day Consultant in Clinical Microbiology & Infection / GUM Clinical Lead / Infection Control
Dr Rachel Patel Specialist Registrar in Clinical Microbiology & Infection
Dr Christopher Jones NIHR Academic Clinical Fellow – Microbiology
Dr Victoria Manning GPwSI – Microbiology

Administration

Michele Heritage Medical Secretary & Administration Line Manager

Senior Technical & Scientific Staff

Amy Denman-Johnson Laboratory Manager (Exeter & North Devon)
Anne Chapman Deputy Laboratory Manager (Exeter) / Quality Manager
Lisa Stephens Deputy Laboratory Manager (North Devon)
Matthew Allen (Exeter) Senior Biomedical Scientist / Bacteriology Lead / Health & Safety Lead
Tom Hill (Exeter) Senior Biomedical Scientist / Bacteriology / IT Lead
Laura Jones (Exeter) Senior Biomedical Scientist / Bacteriology / Training Lead
Gosia Poznalska (Exeter) Senior Biomedical Scientist / Molecular Lead
Stella Roberts (Exeter) Senior Biomedical Scientist / Serology Lead
Michelle Hincke (Exeter) Senior Biomedical Scientist

 

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