About us

Who we are

SYNLAB in the UK is a trusted expert in clinical laboratory services, drug and alcohol testing and food testing. We bringĀ the highest quality and reliability to tests which really matter.

SYNLAB includes Integrated Pathology Partnerships (iPP), established in 2010 to work with the NHS to deliver transformed pathology testing services in the UK.

The addition of Food Testing from Genon Laboratories and Drug and Alcohol Testing from Synergy Health Laboratory Services (SHLS) has broadened and strengthened the portfolio further.

What we do

SYNLAB provides a wide range of testing capabilities from workplace drug and alcohol testing, food testing and advanced pathology services through to the most innovative molecular and genetic diagnostic tests available today.

We work closely with clinicians, hospitals, occupational health providers and clinical researchers to provide a complete pathology offering.

In the UK we have 11 laboratories including a food testing facility, so you can be assured of a rapid response.

  • SYNLAB Drug Testing offers workplace drug and alcohol services for Occupational Health companies and a diverse range of industries across the UK.
  • SYNLAB Food Testing offers a wide range of specialist food and feed analysis to contract laboratories and food manufacturers.
  • SYNLAB Hospital Partnerships, including iPPĀ (Integrated Pathology Partnerships), enables UK healthcare organisations to strengthen the quality, efficiency and cost-effectiveness of their pathology services.
  • SYNLAB Specialist Services provides a broad variety of tests and analysis that can be carried out on numerous samples such as blood, swabs, saliva, urine and tissue.

We are part of SYNLAB Group, the market leader in laboratory services in Europe, offering a full range of medical laboratory services for practising doctors, clinics and the pharmaceutical industry. Learn more by watching the video.

Synlab in the UK


SYNLAB laboratories in the UK work to the highest quality standards. Accredited with UKAS to ISO 17025 and ISO 15189 and approved supplier for Network Rail, as accredited by Achilies RISQS (Railway Industry Supplier Qualification Scheme).