Guidelines for Approved Pathology Collection Centres (Requirements for Medical Pathology Specimen Collection) (Third Edition 2013)

The Guidelines for Approved Pathology Collection Centres (Requirements for Medical Pathology Specimen Collection) forms the minimum requirements for best practice for all specimen collection.

Page last updated: 27 November 2013

The Guidelines for Approved Pathology Collection Centres (Requirements for Medical Pathology Specimen Collection) details the minimum requirements for best practice for all specimen collection, including premises, staffing, equipment, documentation and procedures for collection.



The Requirements apply to Approved Collection Centres, Hospital Collection Points and any collection activity connected to an Approved Pathology Authority.
This document must be read in conjunction with the Tier 2 document - Requirements for Medical Pathology Services.

This document has a date of effect of 1 December 2013.

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