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The Immunology Department was set up as a stand-alone department of the CDDAH NHS Trust (now CDDFT) in March 2005. It is based in Pathology, University Hospital of North Durham (UHND), Staircase C, Lower Ground Floor. The Immunology Department is a UKAS ISO 15189:2012 accredited provider of Immunology Services. 

Postal Address

Immunology Department
University Hospital of North Durham
North Road
Telephone: ext 32635 or (0191) 333 2635
Fax:    ext 32115 or (0191) 333 2115

NB! All results are reported electronically and as printed reports. Please avoid telephoning for results wherever possible as this creates significant additional work, but do not hesitate to contact us for queries, consultations, interpretations & discussion.

Medical staff           

Catherine Stroud                            or
Consultant Clinical Immunologist              ext 32781 or (0191) 333 2781

Anne Richardson                            
Immunology Secretary                              ext 32433 or (0191) 333 2433                                                                               

Scientific staff

Nicola Sherriff                              
Cellular Sciences Service Manager           ext 32435 or (0191) 333 2435

Debra Swainston                           
Senior Biomedical Scientist                       ext 32635 or (0191) 333 2635

Rebecca Haycox,
Nicola McKeague,   
Specialist Biomedical Scientists                ext 32635 or (0191) 333 2635

Roger Webster
Biomedical Scientist                                  ext 32635 or (0191) 333 2635



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