Our UKAS IS015189 accredited laboratory provides general microbiology services to Bedford Hospital and surrounding general practices.
Being consultant lead, the department provides a wide portfolio of tests processed on site or through other Viapath laboratories.
We are housed in a modern unit with up to date equipment. The department has a novel approach to processing Microbiology samples, part automated and managed in an innovative manner to assure the most efficient and consistent processing of samples. Quality and the latest methods are at the forefront of developing the service for the benefit of our users.
The department is an approved IBMS training laboratory and supports HCPC registration and IBMS Specialist portfolios as well as Master’s degree level training.
Our services are mostly routine diagnostic and cover:
Bedford Laboratory pages are currently under review. During this period, please refer to the Viapath Bedford Laboratory User Guide, attached below.
Working with our NHS service partners to set the standard for the future of pathology
Viapath is a founding member of The Association of Independent Pathology Providers (AIPP), which is a trade association representing innovative research-based diagnostic testing companies. www.pathologyassociation.com
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