This is LCL

Liverpool Clinical Laboratories (LCL) is a multidisciplinary, clinically-led NHS pathology service providing a full range of high quality diagnostic, autopsy and specialist pathology services to GP’s, Hospital Trusts and Healthcare Providers in the North-West of England.

LCL works primarily on the diagnosis of diseases but we also evaluate the effectiveness of treatments and undertake research into the causes and cures of disease, processing over 2 million sample tests each year.

Our laboratories are fully accredited by Clinical Pathology Accreditation (CPA) , the Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency (MHRA) and the Human Tissue Authority (HTA).

LCL’s Clinical Services include:

  • Blood Sciences –  combining the pathology disciplines of Biochemistry, Haematology and Transfusion Services – Read More…
  • Infection and Immunity – bringing together he laboratory sciences of Medical Microbiology, Virology, Immunology and Histcompatibility Testing and Immunogenetics – Read More…
  • Cellular Pathology – comprising of Histopathology, Cytopathology, Oral Pathology, Mortuary and Bereavement Services – Read More…


Formed in April 2013, LCL is jointly owned by the Royal Liverpool and Broadgreen University Hospitals and University Hospitals Aintree.
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LCL’s vision for the future is:

“To be a recognised and respected leader in clinical diagnostic and investigations services”,


We are committed to developing an organisation that fully embraces:


Investing in the discovery of new insight and techniques that guide the improvement of services.


Through our people, our processes and how we integrate our services into patient-centric pathways.


Developing partnerships, leading the conversation and modernising the ways in which we work.


With our partners, our people, our patients and our community; educating and increasing awareness.


for the science inside us…