The labratory collects and/or recieved specimens such as blood, urine and swabs for analysis, from hospitals, rest homes and GP's.
Only a health professional can request labratory tests.
The test results are used by doctors and other medical staff in the detection and management of ill health and disease.
Northland DHB Laboratories are accredited with International Accreditation New Zealand (IANZ) in all disciplines and for all medical testing procedures performed.
Mon - Fri 8.00am - 4.00pm
Patients can visit the specimen collection area on the first floor Central block of the Whangarei hospital, above the Emergency department.
Ph: 09-4304100 extn 7212
For any issues contact:
Laboratory Manager or
Clinical Head Of Department