SYNLAB UK & Ireland:

COVID-19 update: SYNLAB services continue to operate

14 April 2020

In this latest update, I continue to reassure our patients and consumers, partners, staff and other customers that our services remain operational and are being delivered to the high-quality standards you can expect from SYNLAB UK & Ireland. I am also pleased to confirm that, in Lextox, we are re-starting our sample collection and drug and alcohol testing services for family law and child protection cases. For more information, please visit the dedicated Lextox website.

We are very thankful for the efforts of our dedicated teams – under exceptional circumstances – to ensure that services continue. We are all working very hard to ensure our consumers and staff are safe and well supported during these challenging times.

We carry out more than 25 million tests every year and are now supporting the NHS with COVID-19 testing from our Taunton laboratory. We recognise the essential role we play in keeping people safe and healthy, and, whilst our priority must be on delivering patient-critical pathology services (people and animals), we are also committed to maintaining the important and socially valuable testing and analytical services we provide from our other laboratories.

We remain focused on ensuring that all our laboratories continue to provide quality services, supported by our rigorous safety procedures and our carefully-planned business continuity arrangements. We have in place a COVID-19 planning group, which continually reviews and updates our approach in accordance with the latest NHS and government guidelines and advice. Our experienced procurement team is ensuring our supply chain continues to deliver the products we need to maintain our ongoing services.

I recognise that customers and consumers may have questions about our services, and I would encourage you to contact us with any queries. If you do not already have a direct contact within SYNLAB, please contact us via the Contact Us section of the website and we will respond to you as quickly as possible.

We will provide further updates as required on the SYNLAB UK & Ireland website.

Should you require specific guidance regarding COVID-19, please refer to www.nhs.uk/conditions/coronavirus-covid-19/

Best Wishes

Arnaud Gueny
Chief Executive Officer
SYNLAB UK & Ireland

Latest SYNLAB UK & Ireland News
SYNLAB LABORATORY SERVICES 2020 ROUND UP

2020 was a challenging year for everyone. We’d like to thank all of our customers for their continued loyalty last year, we look forward to…

Read More (about 'SYNLAB LABORATORY SERVICES 2020 ROUND UP')
SYNLAB LABORATORY SERVICES 2020 ROUND UP

2020 was a challenging year for everyone. We’d like to thank all of our customers for their continued loyalty last year, we look forward to…

Read More (about 'SYNLAB LABORATORY SERVICES 2020 ROUND UP')
SYNLAB partners with Bristol Airport to provide first class Covid-19 testing service

15th December 2020 SYNLAB is teaming up with Bristol Airport to provide its customers with access to a high quality Covid-19 testing service which could…

Read More (about 'SYNLAB partners with Bristol Airport to provide first class Covid-19 testing service')
Press Statement: SYNLAB UK & Ireland Announced As Partner In Major Pathology Partnership Contract

6th October 2020 We are delighted to announce that SYNLAB UK & Ireland will become the new pathology partner to Guy’s and St Thomas’ NHS…

Read More (about 'Press Statement: SYNLAB UK & Ireland Announced As Partner In Major Pathology Partnership Contract')
Supporting UEFA to Restore European Football Competitions and Matches in a Safe Environment.

Delivering COVID-19 Testing Across All UEFA Competitions We are proud to be supporting UEFA, governing body of European football, with COVID-19 testing across all UEFA…

Read More (about 'Supporting UEFA to Restore European Football Competitions and Matches in a Safe Environment.')
SYNLAB Announce Agreement with Arquer Diagnostics for Bladder Cancer Testing

13 July 2020 SYNLAB UK & Ireland and Arquer Diagnostics, a UK-based company committed to manufacturing and marketing innovative, non-invasive tests for diagnosing and monitoring…

Read More (about 'SYNLAB Announce Agreement with Arquer Diagnostics for Bladder Cancer Testing')
SYNLAB Laboratory Services Maintains ISO 15189:2012 UKAS Accreditation

7th April 2020 – SYNLAB Laboratory Services, part of Europe’s leading medical diagnostics provider SYNLAB Group, is pleased to announce that the company has successfully…

Read More (about 'SYNLAB Laboratory Services Maintains ISO 15189:2012 UKAS Accreditation')
SYNLAB Laboratory Services Maintains UKAS Accreditation

3rd April 2020 – SYNLAB Laboratory Services, a specialist workplace drug and alcohol testing laboratory, today announced that the company has successfully maintained its United…

Read More (about 'SYNLAB Laboratory Services Maintains UKAS Accreditation')
Press Statement: SYNLAB UK & Ireland Confirmed as Preferred NHS Strategic Partner

21 January 2020 SYNLAB UK & Ireland has been confirmed as the preferred strategic partner to transform and deliver NHS pathology services in South East London. SYNLAB…

Read More (about 'Press Statement: SYNLAB UK & Ireland Confirmed as Preferred NHS Strategic Partner')