Pathognomics Ltd providing expert histopathology services to the NHS, Private Sector, and Academic Institutes


Pathognomics is a histopathology laboratory based in Huntingdon, Cambridgeshire that offers a full service from dissection to reporting through personalised solutions catered to your specialist and general histopathology reporting needs; to manage excess work, backlogs, uncovered specialist reporting, research, and private work. We work in partnership with top Consultant Histopathologists operating in a range of specialities able to support you to achieve a rapid turnaround and to adapt to the ebbs and flows of workload, particularly any influx of work because of staff absence or equipment failure. We have many years of direct pathological laboratory experience and understand day to day operations. Our service is Simple to engage through our digital whole slide scanning and our specially designed on-line LIMS system that enables a total digital pathology work flow and 24 hour access to data supported by a managed courier service removing logistical constraints. Our operation are Rapid, turning around small specimen cases within 24 hours and large within 48 of receipt if they require no further investigation. Our solution is Efficient, supporting histopathologists and research facilities in accurate and timely reporting, clinicians as a single point of service for all histopathological requirements, and laboratories as an professional contingency service that can be relied upon.


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Digital cloud based service

Secure online service through our cutting edge LIMS system for easy reporting and 24-hour access to reports. We operate Hamamatsu’s flagship IV-CE Digital Pathology Slide Scanner capable of high speed, high sensitivity, and high resolution.


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Wet laboratory

In support of our digital solution, our wet laboratory provides specimen dissection as a total end-to-end solution giving unprecedented quality of service and peace of mind to our clients.

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We offer sub-specialist reporting in all areas of Histopathology including Cytopathology an Post-Mortems. For a complete list see click icon above.

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Information for Users

Downloadable material which includes Users Guide, Request Forms for diagnostic and Coroners’ work. Click icon above.

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Information for Patients

Click above to find out some general information in regards to what histology is and the work flow of a sample.


Dedicated system to monitor family wishes and actions taken. full access to our LIMs for both Pathologist and Mortuary staff.



We offer support and advice on research projects and can offer a full or bespoke service to meet your requirements. We also offer hotel services for special staining and slide scanning and optimisation of antibodies. All staff are GCP certificated and have experience working with both human and non human tissues as well as non-biological samples. click image to go to research page for prices and project request form

Associate Consultant

Pathognomics has been founded on our ambition to form and maintain strong relationships between our client hospitals and experience and professional UK wide consultants. If you are a Consultant Pathologist and would like to engage with our services please contact us to discuss.

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Clinical Partners

We work with multiple clients both in the NHS and private sector helping to provide a fast , efficient and a high quality service to patients.

Our Team

Dedicated team of GMC registered Histopathologists who all hold a consultant position in a NHS hospital and HCPC registred Biomedical Scientists

Mr Christopher Evagora

Founder and Laboratory Manager

Christopher is a qualified Biomedical Scientist (HCPC:BS48390) with a degree and masters in Biomedical Sciences and is a member of the Institute of Leadership and Management. He has over 10 years experience in histopathological techniques from dissection to staining and over 7 years of management and has successfully taken one laboratory through ISO 15189 accreditation.

Dr Luis Beltran

Head of Service

Substantive Consultant Histopathologist in the NHS for 12 years. Currently Lead Clinician for Uropathology and part of the GI Pathology team in Barts Health NHS Trust. Member of London Cancer Urology Pathway Board. Dr Beltran has published mainly in prostate and renal cancer and presents his research at international conferences. He is a reviewer for the journal Histopathology and is actively involved in undergraduate and post-graduate teaching.

Dr Dorota Markiewicz

Deputy Head of Service

Substantive Consultant in Histopathology of 12 years, working at the Royal London Hospital, part of the Bart’s Health NHS Trust. She is subspecialized in dermatopathology and has worked in the field throughout her entire professional career. She recieved a professional training in Poland, France, United States and United Kingdom. She is a member of dermatopathology team at the Royal London as well as sits on London Cancer Board. She has presented her research at international conferences and has published in peer-reviewed journals. At Royal London she is also actively involved in post-graduate teaching.

Alec Hirst

Founder and Programme Director

Alec is an established consultant providing PRINCE 2 tailored, Project & Portfolio Management Services, Bespoke Data Management Systems, and Data Analysis Service to business operating in the Public and Private sectors.


We have a dedicated team of histopathologists who hold a consultant position at an NHS hospital, are GMC registered, and are specialised in their respective fields.

Support & Partners

Pathognomics works with a number of suppliers to deliver solutions to our clients in both Research and Diagnostic Environments


Contact us

If you have any questions feel free to contact us by filling the online form below or ringing the laboratory on 01480 453 437