Publications - Pathology

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PublicationYearStatusHealth topics

Pathology (Approved Collection Centres) Roundtable on Compliance – Boston Consulting Group Report of Roundtable held on 27 April 2016

2016Current

Requirements for Medical Pathology Services (Second Edition 2018)

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

2013Current

Requirements for Medical Pathology Services (First Edition 2013)

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

2013Current

Quality Use of Pathology Program (QUPP)

The Quality Use of Pathology Program is a national grants program for quality pathology initiatives that aims to improve health and economic outcomes from the use of pathology in health care, through the pursuit of better practice amongst requesters (or referrers) and providers of pathology services and knowledgeable and engaged consumers.

2012Current

Requirements for the Medical Testing of Human Nucleic Acids (Second Edition 2013)

The Requirements for the Medical Testing of Human Nucleic Acids sets out the minimum requirements for the accreditation of laboratories performing human nucleic acid testing where the testing is in response to a request by or on behalf of a medical practitioner.

2012Current

Requirements for Procedures Related to the Collection, Processing, Storage and Issue of Human Haemopoietic Progenitor Cells (Fifth Edition 2015)

This is a publication of the National Pathology Accreditation Advisory Council (NPAAC) which is managed by the Australian Government Department of Health

2009Current

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

This is a publication for the National Pathology Accreditation Advisory Council (NPAAC) which is managed by the Australian Government Department of Health and outlines the supervision requirements for medical laboratories.

2007Current

Requirements for the Supervision of Pathology Laboratories 2007

This is a publication for the National Pathology Accreditation Advisory Council (NPAAC) which is managed by the Australian Government Department of Health and outlines the supervision requirements for laboratory records and diagnostic material.

2007Current

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

This is a publication of the National Pathology Accreditation Advisory Council which is managed by the Australian Government Department of Health and Ageing and outlines the retention requirements for laboratory records and diagnostic material.

2007Current

Requirements for Information Communication - Third Edition 2013

This is a publication of the National Pathology Accreditation Advisory Council which is managed by the Australian Government Department of Health and Ageing and defines the requirements information communication in laboratories.

2007Current

Requirements for the Packaging and Transport of Pathology Specimens and Associated Materials (Fourth Edition 2013)

This is a publication of the National Pathology Accreditation Advisory Council which is managed by the Australian Government Department of Health and Ageing and defines the requirements for the packaging and transport of specimens and associated materials.

2007Current

Requirements for Quality Management in Medical Laboratories 2007

This is a publication of the National Pathology Accreditation Advisory Council which is managed by the Australian Government Department of Health and Ageing

2007Current

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

This is a National Pathology Accreditation Advisory Council publication which is managed by the Australian Government Department of Health relating to the development and use of In-House In Vitro Diagnostic Medical Devices

2007Current

Requirements for the Estimation of Measurement Uncertainty 2007 edition

This is the publication of the National Pathology Accreditation Advisory Council which is managed by the Australian Government Department of Health and Ageing.

2007Current

Requirements for Medical Testing of Microbial Nucleic Acids (Second Edition 2013)

The Requirements for Medical Testing of Microbial Nucleic Acids sets out the minimum standards and guidelines for using nucleic acid testing (NAT) assays to diagnose and monitor infection.

2004Current

Requirements for the Facilities and Operation of Mortuaries (Third Edition 2013)

This document provides guidelines for pathologists, mortuary staff and hospital and health administrators on recommended standards for mortuary facilities in hospitals and forensic settings and for communication between staff involved in autopsy procedures or autopsy-related processes and the relatives of deceased persons and other appropriate persons.

2004Current

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.

2004Current

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

This document is issued by the National Pathology Accreditation Advisory Council (NPAAC) for the guidance of laboratories in Australia in providing the minimum standards considered acceptable for Quality Assurance, Internal Quality Assurance and assessing the participation of pathology laboratories in external quality assessment programs.

2004Current

Requirements for the Performance of Anatomical Pathology Cut-up (Fourth Edition 2013)

The Requirements for the Performance of Anatomical Pathology Cut-Up sets out the minimum requirements for the training and performance of the anatomical pathology cut-up.

2004Current

Guidelines for the Use of Liquid Based Collection Systems and Semi-Automated Screening Devices in the Practice of Gynaecological (Cervical) Cytology - 2006

These guidelines provide additional information on minimum standards for good laboratory practice in an area of evolving technological change for liquid based collection systems and semi-automated screening devices for use in the practice of gynaecological (cervical) cytology.

2004Current

Performance Measures for Australian Laboratories Reporting Cervical Cytology (Third Edition 2015)

This is a publication of the National Pathology Accreditation Advisory Council (NPAAC) which is managed by the Australian Government Department of Health

2004Current

Legislation relating to Pathology

Commonwealth legislation that establishes the regulatory framework for pathology services provided under Medicare.

2004Current