The Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust

Pathology

Toxicology, Trace Metals and Metabolic Biochemistry

Specialist services for the investigation of drugs of abuse screening, metabolic laboratory studies and the investigation of trace metals are provided as part of the Department of Specialist Laboratory Medicine in Block 46 at SJUH.

Guidance on our drugs of abuse testing service and result interpretation can be found using this link User Information - Drugs of Abuse in Urine

Information on all other tests can be found on tests and tubes.

The trace elements service provides a comprehensive service that includes indicators of nutrition and heavy metal toxicity. Information on all tests can be found in tests and tubes. Guidance on sample collection and transport of biopsy samples for tissue copper and iron can be found in the user information. For urgent requests and for discussion and advice, contact details are given below.

The Laboratory is open from 08.30 to 17.00 Monday to Friday.

There is no formal commitment to provide an analytical service outside opening hours, but this may be possible following prior discussion with the contacts listed below. If you have an urgent request or enquiry please contact the laboratory on 0113 206 6063.

We are located at St James’s University Hospital site, Block 46, Chancellor Wing
Toxicology, Trace Metals and Metabolic Laboratory
Specialist Laboratory Medicine
Block 46
St James’s University Hospital
Beckett Street
Leeds, LS9 7TF

Key Contacts:

Toxicology, Trace Metals and Metabolic Lab
0113 206 6063

DR Carys Lippiatt

Clinical Lead

Dr Carys Lippiatt 

0113 206 7174

carys.lippiatt@nhs.net

Dr Elizabeth Fox

Principal Clinical Scientist

Dr Elizabeth Fox

0113 206 4860

elizabeth.fox4@nhs.net

Roger Bramley

Clinical Scientist

Roger Bramley

0113 206 2034

roger.bramley2@nhs.net

 

James Booth

Biomedical Scientist

James Booth

0113 206 2034

jamesbooth@nhs.net

Bryan Hill

Biomedical Scientist

Bryan Hill

0113 206 6063

bryanhill@nhs.net