You will need this accreditation if you intend to operate a laboratory which provides pathology services. This licence is for the premises only and is required if you intend to claim Medicare benefits.
Laboratory categories include general, medical and specialised laboratories:
- a general category laboratory operates under the supervision of a pathologist or senior scientist
- a medical laboratory operates under a medical practitioner
- a specialised laboratory operates under the supervision of a person with special qualifications or skills.