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Microbiology Consultants and Contact Details

Microbiology Consultants:

Dr Susie Jerwood

Dr Jo Legg (Clinical Lead)

Dr Csaba Marodi

Dr Racheol Sierra


Contact for Clinical advice

The Duty Microbiologist is available for advice from 09:00 to 17:00 Monday to Friday, and 09:00 to 13:00 Saturday

If calling from within the hospital, please use the following extension numbers:                                    

  St Richard’s – extension 33547
  Worthing – extension 85398

Or please call via switchboard if urgent advice is required and ask for the Duty Microbiologist

Voicemail is available on both these numbers


Out of hours:

Outside the hours stated above call switchboard and ask for the ‘on call Medical Microbiologist’

  St Richard’s – 01243 788122                                                                                                     Worthing – 01903 205111 

Calls will only be taken from doctors at Registrar level or above out of hours, or GPs, unless exceptional circumstances

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