Supplies and containers
Supplies of request forms, specimen containers and specimen bags can be obtained from Astley Ainslie Distribution Centre. Telephone 0131 537 9277 (ext. 49277) for further details.
For users internal to NHS Lothian please follow this link to the NHS Lothian Supply chain intranet site where there are instructions for your area on how to get supplies
The following requests forms (for use where electronic requesting is not available or practical or for use in downtime of the electronic systems) are in use:
- Blood Science Request Form
- Microbiology Request Form
- Virology Request Form
- Pathology - DOES NOT currently use electronic requests - use paper form
- Genetics - Molecular and Cytogenetics Forms
It is recommended that the wards keep a stock of blank forms however where you have none copies can be printed from the PDF links above.