Dick White Referrals

Diagnostics Laboratory

DWR Diagnostics, based at Dick White Referrals is a well established laboratory providing a comprehensive range of diagnostic testing.

We provide a first class, personal service with rapid turn-around times nationwide, at competitive rates. We combine highly qualified staff with gold standard equipment in our purpose-built laboratory. We use externally validated quality assurance systems.

Our aim is to be viewed as an extension of your clinical team and to assist you on a daily basis in the management of your cases

Opening Hours

8.00am - 6.00pm Monday to Friday, 9.00am - 4.00pm Saturdays.

Samples are run 9am - 4pm Monday to Friday and 9am - 3pm on Saturdays.

The lab is closed on Sundays and bank holidays.

Sample submission

We provide you with a personalised submission form with your practice address and contact details. Clients in East Anglia can make use of our free courier service. Otherwise, samples can be sent by post using our pre-addressed mailing labels. Please consult the tests and profiles section or price list for the sample required for a given test and for test names/codes. Blood tubes, swabs, universal containers, slide mailers and mailing labels are all provided free of charge. Please request these on the supplies request form.

Reporting of results

We endeavour to meet the reporting times as listed in the brochure. Please note that turnaround time in this brochure is reported in working days. Haematology, biochemistry, urine analysis and coagulation tests are reported on Saturdays. Other tests received on Saturdays, including cytology, are reported the following working day, depending on the turnaround time for each test. Results are issued by email and/or by fax. Hard copies are not usually produced, unless specifically required.

We endeavour to meet the reporting times as listed in tests and profiles and our price list. Please note turnaround times are reported in working days. Haematology, biochemistry, urine analysis and coagulation tests are reported on Saturdays. Other tests received on Saturdays, including cytology, are reported the following working day, depending on the turnaround time for each test. Results are issued by email and/or by fax. Hard copies are not usually produced, unless specifically required.

We provide lab supplies free of charge

Download a lab supplies order form which can be faxed or emailed to us.
Our courier service operates in the East Anglia region.

For postal samples download our postage paid address label.

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