About us

The Christie Pathology Partnership (CPP) is a joint venture between SYNLAB and The Christie NHS Foundation Trust in Manchester. SYNLAB in the UK is a trusted expert in clinical laboratory services. Commencing in 2014, the Partnership will run for 10 years and operates out of the existing Christie pathology laboratories, where around 70 staff have transferred from the NHS to the CPP.

Visit the SYNLAB website for more information on the laboratory services company.

The Christie Pathology Partnership delivers a high quality, responsive pathology diagnostic service to The Christie and other healthcare providers regionally and nationally.

The Christie Pathology Partnership services

Our services include:

All services are accredited to UKAS (ISO15189), HTA, MHRA and JACIE.

For details about the status and scope of the ISO15189 accredited tests we offer for the above labs, simply click on the following link ‘Search UKAS Accredited Laboratories'.

You can then type in the laboratory name 'Christie Pathology Partnership'. Our UKAS reference numbers by department are:

  • Biochemistry - 8697
  • Cytogenetics – 9643
  • Haematology & Blood Transfusion - 9035
  • Histology - 9098

Click return and then ‘Christie Pathology Partnership’ to open up details of the laboratories' scope.