Requirements for Medical Pathology Services (Second Edition 2018)

This document is intended to apply to all medical pathology testing.

Page last updated: 27 June 2018

The Requirements for Medical Pathology Services is intended to apply to all medical pathology testing. The overarching document sets out key requirements for best practice in pathology laboratories and allows the technical requirements in specific areas of pathology testing to be more streamlined subsidiary documents.

The revised Requirements reflect a risk based approach and current best practice with the aim of ensuring pathology tests are performed safely and deliver quality results.

This document comes into effect on 1 December 2018.

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