Requirements for Pathology Providers and Centres - Australian Government


You may require these guidance documents if you work in a medical field that involves pathology services. These guidance documents describe the requirements for Medical Pathology Services as set out by the National Pathology Accreditation Advisory Council, including:

  • overarching standards for all pathology services
  • supervisory requirements for pathology laboratories
  • technical requirements for good medical practice in all pathology services
  • technical requirements for specific areas of pathology.

Service type

Advisory Material

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Act(s) name

Health Insurance Act 1973 Australian Government

Regulation(s) name

Health Insurance (Accredited Pathology Laboratories - Approval) Principles 2017 Australian Government

Administering agency

Department of Social Services

Services Australia

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