The laboratory is located on the 1st floor of the hospital. For general inquiries, the department can be reached at 705-324-6111 extension 4432.
The laboratory is internationally accredited (ISO 15189) via the Institute for Quality Management in Healthcare (IQMH). and provides the following services: specimen collection, ECGs, and analytical testing in Clinical Chemistry, Hematology, and Transfusion Medicine. Microbiology and Anatomical Pathology specimens are referred out for testing.
The laboratory team consists of highly trained individuals committed to providing exceptional care to all patients. Our team members include:
- Pathologist/Medical Director
- Medical Laboratory Technologists - licensed by College of Medical Laboratory Technologists of Ontario
- Laboratory Technicians - certified by Ontario Society of Medical Technologists
Patients who are attending hospital clinics (e.g. pre-operative assessment) are booked for blood work and ECGs Mondays and Wednesdays 8:00am-2:00pm and Fridays 8am-10am.
We are unable to accept requests to perform community blood work (those that have not been issued by the Hospital, rather by a physician in the community). LifeLabs Medical Laboratory Services are located at 86 Angeline St. South, 1-877-849-3637, https://www.lifelabs.com/