NPAAC News

This page provides information on current National Pathology Accreditation Advisory Committee (NPAAC) activities.

Page last updated: 28 February 2019

Recent NPAAC Requirements

The following revised quality standards have been recently incorporated in the Health Insurance (Accredited Pathology Laboratories – Approval) Principles 2017.

Requirements for Medical Pathology Services (Third Edition 2018)

Requirements for the Supervision in the Clinical Governance of Medical Pathology Laboratories (Fifth Edition 2018)

Requirements for Supervision in the Clinical Governance of Medical Pathology Laboratories (Fifth Edition 2018)

Requirements for Quality Control, External Quality Assessment and Method Evaluation (Sixth Edition 2018)

Requirements for the Retention of Laboratory Records and Diagnostic Material (Seventh Edition 2018)

Requirements for the Development and Use of In-house In Vitro Diagnostic Medical Devices (Fourth Edition 2018)

Documents for Review

NPAAC has commenced reviews of a number of standards. Any comments on the current requirements that may inform the document review process are welcome.

Should you have any queries, please email the NPAAC Secretariat.