The Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust



The Pathology CSU comprises of five main departments:

Blood Sciences
Yorkshire Regional Genetics Service
Cellular Pathology including Cervical Cytology
Microbiology including Mycology and Virology
Specialist Laboratory Medicine
Digital Pathology

(Specific departmental information can be found within the Service Directory)

As well as analytical services, the Pathology Clinical Support Service provides a full advisory and interpretive service, is a major teaching and training centre and has a significant R&D programme.

Additional Information

Click here for the LTHT Directorate of Pathology Information Database.

Help & Guidance


Meet the Team

  • Clinical Director -Sally Lane
  • General Manager - Mike Philpott
  • Senior Healthcare Scientist - Martin Fottles

Clinical Service Leads 

  • Nicholas Foster (Microbiology)
  • Azzam Ismail & Olorundo Rotimi (Cellular Pathology)
  • Adrian Miller (Blood Sciences)
  • Carys Lippiatt (Specialist Lab Medicine)
  • Angus Dobbie (Clinical Genetics)
  • Ruth Charlton (Scientific Service Genetics)