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Clinical Labs at the new Northern Beaches Hospital

Clinical Labs to offer advanced diagnostic pathology services at its new onsite pathology laboratory at the new Northern Beaches Hospital

Tuesday 30th October 2018: Australian Clinical Labs opens its state-of-the-art pathology lab at the new 488-bed, Level 5 health facility Northern Beaches Hospital in Frenchs Forest, New South Wales.


Operating 24 hours, seven days a week for 365 days a year, the world-class pathology lab will service the Northern Sydney Local Health District community.

Clinical Labs will offer hospital inpatients and general practitioner and specialist outpatients the most technologically advanced, diagnostic pathology services in haematology, anatomical pathology, microbiology, biochemistry, immunology and serology specialities.

Clinical Labs’ pathology service at the Northern Beaches Hospital includes two on-site pathology collection centres, ward rounds, clinical meetings and specialist pathologists located onsite.

Clinical Labs Group CEO and Managing Director, Melinda McGrath said, “I am thrilled to share this news today. Clinical Labs is the largest private provider of pathology services to public hospitals in Australia and we operate in many private hospitals. The pathology service we are offering at the Northern Beaches Hospital is a clear demonstration of our Board’s long-term commitment to the New South Wales community.

Clinical Labs NSW CEO, Chris Brownlow highlighted the benefits of employing a local workforce at the new pathology lab, “Our onsite pathology lab and two collection centres will employ local staff and hospital patients and doctors can expect excellent turn-around times and high quality pathology results across all departments,” he said.

The new lab at Northern Beaches Hospital will also accept walk-in clients from the community, who will enjoy the convenience of the 1,400 car parks at the new hospital.