Cardiff Porphyria Services


Clinical service based at University Hopital of Wales, Cardiff  for acute and cutaneous porphyrias

The Clinical Biochemistry department , University Hopital of Wales, Cardiff provides a comprehensive biochemical diagnostic testing and advisory service that includes specialist genetic diagnostic testing.

The Welsh Medicines Information centre, based at University Hospital Wales provides information relating to porphyria including Porphyria Safe Drugs list and telephone advisory service.

The Cardiff Porphyria service has a website with further information on the services provided.

For clinical advice & information

Dr Michael Badminton

Department of Medical Biochemistry and Immunology

University Hospital of Wales

Heath Park

Cardiff, CF14 4XW

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Telephone: 029 20742809


Dr. Alex Anstey and Dr. Ru Katugampola provide additional clinical services for CEP patients.


For laboratory advice & information

Ms Jackie Woolf 

Specialist Biomedical Scientist

Telephone: 029 2074 3565 

 For genetic advice & information 

Dr Sharon Whatley                                 Ms Nicola Mason

Specialist Biochemist                           Specialist Biomedical Scientist

Telephone: 029 2074 2811                  Telephone: 029 2074 2811






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