SYNLAB UK & Ireland:

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SYNLAB in the UK & Ireland

At SYNLAB, we provide laboratory, diagnostic and advisory services to a diverse range of sectors, including healthcare and wellness, sport, travel, insurance, veterinary and family law. We employ more than 2,800 people across the UK and Ireland and we carry out over 45 million tests each year.

We pride ourselves on the positive difference we make to people, animals, workplaces and other consumers by providing reliable, effective and timely diagnostic information. Our extensive network of laboratories offers thousands of different types of tests. These include routine blood, virology and toxicology, through to cutting edge molecular and genetic testing.

At SYNLAB, we are committed to advancing scientific and clinical practice through innovation, research and development. All our laboratories comply with industry standards and hold the accreditations relevant to their field of work. For laboratory-specific information, please see individual service pages.

We are proud to work with the NHS (National Health Service) through a number of hospital partnerships. These combine clinical excellence with the very best in innovation and transformation. SYNLAB’s involvement has enabled the NHS to realise a number of benefits, such as major improvements to patient services, access to state-of-the-art laboratories and diagnostic services, and better value for money.

SYNLAB UK & Ireland is part of SYNLAB Group, Europe’s leading medical diagnostic services provider. SYNLAB Group operates in 36 countries across four continents and carries out 500 million laboratory tests every year.

Introducing SYNLAB in the UK & Ireland
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Latest SYNLAB UK & Ireland News
SYNLAB ESG Report 2021

SYNLAB UK & Ireland’s Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) Roadmap and Framework is now available to read here. Please click on the image below.

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Official Notice – Long-haul COVID Testing

Update on SYNLAB position re: long-haul COVID testing services in the UK With events unfolding in the last few hours, we are issuing this independent…

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SYNLAB UK & Ireland to showcase biomedical science career opportunities during IBMS Congress

Leading pathology provider SYNLAB UK & Ireland is looking forward to welcoming biomedical scientists to its stand at the IBMS Congress 2022 next week. Representatives…

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International Day of Women and Girls in Science

In celebration of International Day of Women and Girls in Science, we are delighted to unveil a series of short interviews featuring some of the…

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Ground-breaking Veterinary Digital Pathology Service

Ground-breaking Veterinary Digital Pathology Service set to Revolutionise Pet Care Across Finland and other Nordic countries A ground-breaking service that enables vets to diagnose and…

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GENDER Pay Gap Report 2020-21

A Message From Our CEO Whilst we are pleased at the improvement in our gender pay gap over the past four years, we know that…

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Customer Centricity, People and Innovation: The Secret to VPG’s 20 Years’ Success

The Veterinary Pathology Group (VPG), a member of SYNLAB UK and Ireland today announced that it is celebrating its 20th anniversary. The company attributes its…

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Modern Slavery & Human Trafficking Statement 2021

Introduction This is the SYNLAB Group’s Modern Slavery and Human Trafficking Statement under Section 54 of the UK Modern Slavery Act 2015 for the financial…

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SYNLAB Goes Public

We are proud to announce that SYNLAB is now listed on the Frankfurt Stock Exchange. This historical milestone is built on the dedication and passion…

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