Laboratory Services

The provision of laboratory services to the clients of Central Health must meet or exceed accepted laboratory practices and be provided in an effective and financially responsible manner. We ensure that all policies and procedures are relevant and follow nationally accepted laboratory practices.

A full range of laboratory services provided at the two regional referral centres, James Paton Memorial Regional Health Centre and the Central Newfoundland Regional Health Centre include:
• Biochemistry
• Immunochemistry
• Haematology
• Transfusion Medicine
• Pathology/Histology
• Cytology
• Microbiology
• Clerical Support

In addition to these services, there are ten (10) smaller laboratories located throughout the region providing blood collection services, emergency testing and limited routine testing at the following locations:
• Brookfield/Bonnews Health Centre
• Notre Dame Bay Memorial Health Centre
• Fogo Island Health Centre
• Connaigre Peninsula Community Health Centre
• Bay d'Espoir Medical Clinic
• Lewisporte Lab & X-ray Clinic
• Dr. Hugh Twomey Health Centre
• Green Bay Health Centre
• A. M. Guy Memorial Health Centre
• Baie Verte Peninsula Health Centre

Department Contact Information:

Pauline Stewart, Director
T: (709)292-2171
F: (709)292-2287
C: (709)486-9232
Email: Director

Darlene Collett, Manager, Laboratory
Central Newfoundland Regional Health Centre
T: (709)292-2328
F: (709)292-2287
Email: Laboratory Manager

Tara Butler- Manager, Laboratory
James Paton Memorial Regional Health Centre
T: (709)256-5501
F: (709)256-5674
Email: Laboratory Manager