Contact the Genetics Lab

Opening Hours

The laboratory is open from 7am – 6pm Monday to Friday.
Usual office hours for telephone enquiries are 9am – 5pm, Monday – Friday.
For general enquiries an answer phone operates outside these times.

The department offers Consultant led advisory services. For urgent samples outside of these hours please contact the hospital switchboard on 0121 472 1377 who will put you in contact with the relevant person on call.

Postal Address

West Midlands Regional Genetics Laboratory
Birmingham Women’s NHS Foundation Trust
Mindelsohn Way
Edgbaston
Birmingham B15 2TG

Telephone :  0121 335 8036
Fax : 0121 335 8028

bwc.genetics.lab@nhs.net

Feedback and Enquiries

If you require clinical advice or require clarification of a report received, please contact the relevant section head or one of the consultant clinical scientists.
We welcome feedback; should you have any comments, suggestions, cause for concern or complaint about the service you receive from the laboratory, please contact the Director or any of the consultant clinical scientists.

Contact Details

Consultant Clinical Scientists

Director Professor Mike Griffiths
Deputy Director Jennie Bell

Head of Cancer Genetics Programme Jennie Bell
Head of Germline Programme Dominic McMullan
Head of Prenatal and Reproductive Medicine Head Dr Stephanie Allen
Head of Rare Disease Dr Thalia Antoniadi
Head of Haemato-Oncology Joanne Mason
Head of Familial Cancer/Research and Development Dr Yvonne Wallis

Germline Genetics Programme

Prenatal Diagnosis Dr Stephanie Allen
Developmental Disorders Genetics Dominic McMullan

Cancer Genetics Programme

Haemato-Oncology Joanne Mason
Familial Cancer Dr Yvonne Wallis
Molecular Pathology Dr Pauline Rehal

 Research and Development Program

Head of Research and Development Program Dr Yvonne Wallis

Technical Programme

Head of Technical Program Marcus Allen
Michelle Fenlon

Management Program

Head of Management Program Paul Caldwell