Our Laboratories

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).

International Accreditation New Zealand logo

All of our laboratories are accredited under the scheme of the International Accreditation New Zealand (IANZ).

Medlab Central logoMedlab 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

TLab Gisborne logoTLab's laboratory is located at Gisborne Hospital Laboratory and provides laboratory services to both community and hospital patients.

Gisborne Hospital Laboratory
421 Ormond Road
Riverdale, Gisborne 4010

Phone: (06) 869 0508

Medlab Whanganui logoMedlab Whanganui's laboratory is located within Whanganui Hospital and tests samples from patients referred by general practitioners, specialists, midwives, and other medical referrers.

Whanganui Hospital
100 Heads Road
Gonville, Whanganui 4501

Phone: (06) 348 1270 or (06) 348 8949