Laboratories and Scientists

Stretch your skills in an already well-renowned laboratory space

This is an opportunity to deliver an efficient, robust laboratory service as part of a holistic, patient-centric team.

Scientists careers at HCA UK

Our laboratories serve all of our UK facilities as well as many external healthcare providers. Not only have we invested £3 million in laboratory equipment and laboratory space, but we also have new leadership and a brand new vision that will enable us to build on our 35 years of experience in the field, helping us deliver the most powerful UKAS accredited pathology service.

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The talented pathologists working in our labs analyse specimens for a complete range of medical conditions, illnesses and pathologies. We cover all disciplines, including allergy, biochemistry and endocrinology, haematology and blood transfusion, histopathology and cytology, immunology, microbiology and serology.

Biomedical Scientists

Join the team responsible for the processing of samples, Haematology, Biochemistry and Blood Transfusion as well as organisation and delivery of a clinical pathology service with high standards of patient care.

Medical Laboratory Assistants

Work across a variety of roles supporting Biomedical Scientists in our state of the art laboratory facilities.

Meaningful work

As well as routine analyses, we’re able to meet bespoke requirements. For unusual or uncommon tests, we’re supported by an external network of specialist laboratories. We also offer molecular genetics testing and advice which is provided by the unique Genomics Review Board. This helps us to give patients with cancer the most appropriate individual care.


Our laboratories are equipped with modern technology so we can analyse all types of human tissue and specimens. We provide a flexible service with a quick turnaround time to all HCA UK facilities as well as to hospitals outside of the HCA UK network. Each laboratory is equipped with the best available analytical instrumentation. We also operate an integrated Quality Management System, which is aligned to ISO 15189:2012.


We currently operate from four sites: Our Main laboratory is Shropshire House, situated at Capper St, a secondary Laboratory at London Bridge Hospital and two satellite laboratories primarily to serve our Oncology patients at both Harley Street and Sydney Street. We currently run a comprehensive 24/7 service at both Shropshire House and London Bridge Hospital Laboratories.

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