Northern NSW Pathology

Pathology North, Northern NSW  is the local pathology provider for the Northern Rivers Area and Northern NSW Local Health District. Pathology North supports local General Practitioners, Medical Specialists, the community and veterinarians. Laboratories are located at The Tweed, Lismore Base and Grafton Base Hospitals and provide pathology services to the local public hospitals. Pathology North employs over 100 staff across the three laboratories

The region consists of the following hospitals:

  • Lismore Base
  • St Vincent’s
  • Ballina
  • Mullumbimby
  • Byron Bay
  • Coraki
  • Casino
  • Kyogle
  • Nimbin
  • Bonalbo
  • Urbenville
  • Murwillumbah
  • The Tweed Heads
  • Grafton Base
  • MacLean

Two General Pathologists and two Haematologists are available to on-site consultation throughout the service. Pathology North is equipped to provide most diagnostic pathology services, with only very specialised tests being referred to other appropriate Pathology North laboratories. Our laboratories are all fully NATA accredited and we invest heavily in the latest technology to maintain a fast, accurate and efficient service to our clients e.g. Flowcytometry

Other services include:

  • Water and environmental testing
  • Veterinary pathology
  • Medical research assistance and laboratory training
  • Tours for schools TAFE and Universities
  • Goorie Diabetes Clinics
  • Paediatric Diabetes Clinics

Our Service Commitment

  • Local Pathologists on site always available for consultation
  • Laboratory services available 24 hours, 7 days a week
  • Results provided by electronic download if required
  • Four conveniently located collection centres
  • Home collection service
  • Collections from 8:30 am for your convenience

Contact Us

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