Post Covid Assessment Service (new referral form added 29 September 2021)

Referral to the Post COVID service is for people with persistent troublesome symptoms lasting more than 12 weeks following the initial acute illness with suspected Post-COVID syndrome. Refer for any moderate signs and symptoms where signposting is not appropriate, and a rehabilitation approach is required; or for the Post COVID […]

Pathology Update: Plasma free metanephrines (pfMETs) for the investigation of phaeochromocytoma

From Wednesday 24 June 2020 EKHUFT will introduce plasma free metanephrines (pfMETs) to replace 24h urinary catecholamine (uCATs) for the investigation of phaeochromocytoma. Urine catecholamines (24h collection) will be completely withdrawn from our test repertoire on 31 August 2020.   Introduction of this service within the laboratories at EKHUFT is […]

Advice for patients attending hospital for surgery during the Coronavirus (Covid 19) Pandemic

Patients attending hospital for surgery must isolate for fourteen days prior to admission, this also includes members of their household and  the person who is bringing them to hospital, if they are not part of the patient’s household.  For more details, please see the EKHUFT patient advice leaflet. Further information, […]