The Palmerston North, Gisborne and Whanganui laboratories are located in their respective local public hospitals, and provide laboratory services to both community and hospital patients. Palmerston North Hospital is also the regional referral centre for oncology patients in the lower central North Island.
There are a total of seven full-time and part-time Pathologists in the Medlab Central group, comprising three Histopathologists, two Haematologists, one Microbiologist, and one Chemical Pathologist. We also have four Pathology Registrars. There are over 350 staff members in the laboratory group (including part-time staff).
All of our laboratories are accredited under the scheme of the International Accreditation New Zealand (IANZ).
Medlab Central's laboratory is located on the first floor of the Clinical Services Block building in Palmerston North Hospital.
Palmerston North Hospital
Floor 1, Clinical Services Block
50 Ruahine Street
Roslyn, Palmerston North 4442
PO Box 293
Palmerston North 4410
Phone: (06) 952 3180