Scottish Bacterial Sexually Transmitted Infections Reference Laboratory

The Scottish Bacterial Sexually Transmitted Infections Reference Laboratory (SBSTIRL) is commissioned by NHS National Services Scotland (NSS) to provide a national reference service for the management of bacterial sexually transmitted infections throughout Scotland.

Contact details

Postal address
Scottish Bacterial STI Reference Laboratory (SBSTIRL)
Microbiology
Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh
51 Little France Crescent
Edinburgh
EH16 4SA

HaysDX address
DX 6231202, Edinburgh 96EH

Office phone number
0131 242 6081

Generic email address

Fax number
We do not accept or send faxes.
 

Staff contact details

Director: Dr Kate Templeton
0131 242 6015
 
R&D lead: Dr Kate Cuschieri
0131 242 6039
 
Deputy Director: Dr Jill Shepherd
0131 242 7129
 
Clinical Scientist: Mr Martin McHugh
0131 242 7129
 
Administrator
0131 242 6081
 

Opening hours

Core working hours are Monday to Friday 09:00 to 17:00.
The laboratory is not open on weekends or NHS Lothian public holidays