Pathology North supports the Local Health Districts of:
Pathology North provides pathology and laboratory medicine services from Northern Sydney to Tweed Heads at the State border. Our staff of 1,000 pathologists, clinicians, medical laboratory scientists, technical and operational staff provide a comprehensive range of laboratory and clinical services to Public Hospitals, select Private Hospitals, Consultant Specialists, community General Practitioners, Corporate Organisations, Community Organisations and Public Institutions throughout the State.
Pathology North makes a difference to people’s lives by advancing patient care and providing world-class quality pathology and laboratory medicine.
The methodology and science within Pathology North laboratories are state-of-the-art and equivalent to or better than benchmark standards, providing the medical community with one of the most comprehensive laboratory testing available. Our laboratories provide national reference pathology and specialty testing across a full range of esoteric, reference and niche laboratory areas including:
In addition to providing medical diagnostic testing and reference laboratories, Pathology North delivers clinical consultation, infection control solutions and clinical trial testing.
The scientific and technical staff are qualified and experienced in the field of multifaceted diagnostic testing. Pathology North staff deliver a service supporting the management of complex medical conditions arising from the emergency and intensive care needs of public hospitals. Many of our pathologists are also practising clinicians who provide direct clinical care to cancer patients, people with blood and immune system disorders and infectious diseases.
Pathology North is committed to providing the highest quality service to doctors and their patients, and the community. This is assured through quality management principles of medical accreditation bodies as the basis of continuous performance improvement.
Our management systems include:
Pathology North delivers a seamless service of care which includes:
Education and Research
Bulk Billing (Patient Billing Information)
Pathology North offers bulk-billing or Medicare-rebate only for eligible patients for Medical Benefit Schedule (MBS) items.
Pathology North is one of the five Pathology Networks of NSW Health Pathology commencing on the 1st June 2012.
The networks were formed due to pathology being a critical clinical service needing a sustainable model that delivers state-wide strategies and benefits, and clinical integration at a local level. Pathology North acts under the policies and guidelines of NSW Health Pathology.
The guiding values for NSW Health Pathology (RITE):
Acknowledging the Minister for Health’s CORE Values of: