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WHAT WE DO
The Scientists Laboratory (TSL) is founded by a team of Biomedical Scientists. The Laboratory is led by expert diagnostic Managers, biomedical scientists, Consultant Chemical pathologist and Haematologists who are able to offer advice on a comprehensive suite of blood tests covering all aspects of the blood sciences.
Having regular blood tests enables people to manage their health & wellbeing in a proactive manner by showing the impact of their lifestyle on their overall health. TSL aims to provide a blood testing health check service that is convenient, timely, easy to use and insightful by using the most advanced & proven technologies.
TSL is pioneering finger prick blood testing for monitoring chronic conditions like diabetes and heart disease.
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Why are we better than others
On time Delivery
Quick Turnaround and Convenience of home testing
Micro sampling, Method validation, Research and Development.
The laboratory follows ISO15189 standards.
Co-founded by Clinical entrepreneur fellow of NHS England
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Dr Peter TimmsConsultant Clinical Biochemist
Dr Peter Timms is a Consultant Clinical Biochemist with an international career spanning over 40 years in both public and private sectors. He was a consultant at two London Hospitals, Honorary Senior Lecturer at University of London, and is a Fellow of the Royal College of Pathologists....Read More
Mr. Bala SirigireddyBiomedical Scientist
Our scientific team is supported by Mr Bala Sirigireddy, a world-leading biomedical scientist who has co-founded The Scientists Laboratory. With a wealth of experience in both NHS and R&D sector, Mr Sirigireddy and his Scientific team are currently supporting the community by performingRead More
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The Scientists Laboratory is currently providing both diagnostic and travel PCR testing for SARS-COV-2. For more information on our services, contact us for our latest LABORATORY USER HANDBOOK
The type of personal information we collect
We currently collect and process the following information:
- Personal identifiers (Full name and Date of Birth)
- Contact details (Address/ telephone number/email where available)
- Passport number (for use in travel certificates, where relevant)
- NHS number (if known and applicable)
How we get the personal information and why we have it
Most of the personal information we process is provided to us directly by you for one of the following reasons:
- To ensure that the test/s carried out and reports generated have all the necessary information that identifies whom the report belongs to. This information is required to ensure the correct identity and process the specimens.
- B2B partners whom the customer has expressly provided a consent to and where the customer has procured our services through a third party service provider (This will only be done if an missing information is required in order to generate a test report).
- Correct identification for processing their laboratory specimen and to generate a laboratory report that is simple and addresses the needs of customer and only to the extent necessary to allow us to perform the services that the customer has requested from us.
If applicable, we also receive personal information indirectly, from the following sources in the following scenarios:
We use the information that you have given us for
We may share this information ONLY with our B2B partners/third party service providers used by customers where the customer is not our direct client.
Under the UK General Data Protection Regulation (UK GDPR), the lawful bases we rely on for processing this information are:
(a) Your consent.
(b) We have a contractual obligation.
(c) We have a legal obligation.
When you purchase a diagnostic testing service from our laboratory or one of our B2B/third party partners, as part of the buying and selling process you are asked to fill out our specimen request form that has been generated to comply with ISO15189 standard 5.4.3. This is the information that is required in order to correctly identify and process your specimen. This form will be considered your expressed consent. We would require to use your name and date of birth in order to process your specimen for correct identification purposes. We would also require your address and email address to send postal/electronic copy of your test report.
You are able to remove your consent at any time. You can do this by contacting: email@example.com
How we store your personal information
Your information is securely stored.
Data and information are controlled and managed within the Laboratory by the Management.
The Laboratory operates in accordance with the Management’s control measures for:
- Data security
- Electronic passage for data to remote user.
- Storage, archive and retrieval of records
- Safe disposal
Access to electronic data is controlled and restricted through individual password security and assigned privilege rights within the laboratory. All electronic data is backed up by the Management IT and stored remotely on secure cloud using Amazon webservices. The Management complies with current national legislation and regulations in relation to data protection including the General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR).
We keep Paper copies – until scanned (Max 3 months) and Electronically – Minimum 1 year. Paper copies are then shredded onsite or offsite by contract to third party company who is ICO registered and GDPR compliant and electronic copies are archived.
Your data protection rights
Under data protection law, you have rights including:
Your right of access - You have the right to ask us for copies of your personal information.
Your right to rectification - You have the right to ask us to rectify personal information you think is inaccurate. You also have the right to ask us to complete information you think is incomplete.
Your right to erasure - You have the right to ask us to erase your personal information in certain circumstances.
Your right to restriction of processing - You have the right to ask us to restrict the processing of your personal information in certain circumstances.
Your right to object to processing - You have the the right to object to the processing of your personal information in certain circumstances.
Your right to data portability - You have the right to ask that we transfer the personal information you gave us to another organisation, or to you, in certain circumstances.
You are not required to pay any charge for exercising your rights. If you make a request, we have one month to respond to you.
Please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org if you wish to make a request.
How to complain
If you have any concerns about our use of your personal information, you can make a complaint to us at
Our contact details:The Scientists Laboratory Ltd, Unit 5 Bourne Court, Southend Road, Woodford Green, London – IG8 8HD
You can also complain to the ICO if you are unhappy with how we have used your data. We strongly recommend you contact us at email@example.com prior to contacting ICO. We aim to respond within 30 days.
The ICO’s address:Information Commissioner’s Office, Wycliffe House, Water Lane, Wilmslow, Cheshire, SK9 5AF
Helpline number: 0303 123 1113
ICO website: https://www.ico.org.uk
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The Scientist Laboratory(TSL)
Unit 5 Bourne Court
Unite Trading Estate
Reg No: 11539757
TSL Opening Times
Mon - Fri (13:30 - 21:30)
Sat (17:00 - 21:30)
Sun - Closed