Ordering Consumables

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

Special collection containers listed in the Test Directory can be obtained by contacting the relevant laboratory.

Request forms

Please do not have multi disciplines on 1 request form.

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:

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.