Haematological Malignancy Diagnostic Service


HMDS is located on Level 3 at Bexley Wing, St James Hospital, and can be accessed via the blue lifts located on level 0 by the main entrance desk. Once on level 3 turn right along the corridor, right again, and the department is sign posted HMDS and has blood cell images on the wall.

HMDS Opening Hours:

Routine Service Hours: Monday – Friday 09:00 – 17:00

Specimen Reception Hours: Monday – Friday 09:00 – 20:00

Please use the main laboratory entrance, under the HMDS sign, where a member of staff can be contacted by videophone. Please sign the visitors’ book and take time to read the safety notices and guidance for visitors which can be located in the reception area.

By Car (Post Code: LS9 7TF):
Follow the signs for St James’s Hospital, Bexley Wing.
You will be able to drop off in the Plaza outside the main entrance if necessary, or park in the designated multi-storey car-park or disabled spaces situated close by. You should enter via the lane indicated for visitors. The car park offers a ‘Pay as you Leave’ system. There are disabled parking spaces within the car park and all disabled parking is free. There is a pedestrian walkway from the car park leading to the main entrance off the Plaza.

By Bus:
The main bus stops for Bexley Wing are located on Beckett Street which runs next to the hospital site. Access to all floors can be made from this entrance (Level -2) with lifts and stairs to all areas.

If arriving by train, there is a regular bus service (No. 4) from Leeds Railway Station which stops on Beckett Street.