Bastow Laboratory

bastow 1The Bastow Lab. is a paediatric gastrointestinal investigations unit within the Nottingham Children’s Hospital. We provide a diagnostic service investigating GI health problems such as gastroesophageal reflux, constipation, faecal incontinence, upper abdominal pain, and digestion problems. 

Tests provided include:

  • 24hr pH/ impedance monitoring
  • Hydrogen breath tests
  • H. Pylori testing
  • Pelvic ultrasound scans
  • Oesophageal manometry


Staff in the Bastow Lab

Lead Consultant – Mr. Shalinder Singh

Specialist Nurses – Sue Mellor and Cheryl Wilding

Sue and Cheryl carry out all the investigations in the lab. We aim to do all investigations in a child friendly manner and support the whole family through the process. All results are sent back to the referring consultant in a timely manner. 




The Bastow Lab is based in the Children’s Hospital, East Block, D Floor, between wards D33 and D34 within the Burns Unit, QMC, Nottingham NG7 2UH

Contact us

Angela Jones (Bastow Lab Secretary)

Tel: 0115 924 9924 ext 62091


NHS Nottingham University Hospitals
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