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 are provided at the two regional referral centres, James Paton Memorial Regional Health Centre and the Central Newfoundland Regional Health Centre.
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:
• Dr. Y. K. Jeon Kittiwake Health Centre , Brookfield
• Fogo Island Health Centre
• Connaigre Peninsula 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
Outpatient Laboratory Appointments
To ensure urgent and emergent laboratory testing continues, while supporting physical distancing measures, Central Health is implementing an appointment-based outpatient blood collection service, effective Thursday, March 26th.
Clients requiring blood work for chemotherapy, transplant and INR monitoring can call the relevant number listed below for an appointment. Please have available: name, MCP, telephone number, and physician name. Clients will be screened for COVID-19.
Monday to Friday, 9:00am - 11:30am and 1:00pm – 3:00 pm.
A.M. Guy Memorial Health Centre, Buchans...672-3304
Bay d'Espoir Community Health Centre, St. Alban's.. 538-3244
Baie Verte Peninsula Health Centre, Baie Verte...532-5248
Central Newfoundland Regional Health Centre, GFW.. 292-2117
Connaigre Peninsula Health Centre, Harbour Breton.. 885-3216
Dr. Hugh Twomey Memorial Health Centre, Botwood..257-2999
Dr. YK Jeon Kittiwake Health Centre, Brookfield...536-1191
Fogo Island Health Centre, Fogo Island ...266-2221
Green Bay Health Centre, Springdale..673-5315
James Paton Memorial Regional Health Centre, Gander...256-5500
Lewisporte Health Centre, Lewisporte..535-6654
Notre Dame Bay Memorial Health Centre, Twillingate...571-2139
All other appointments for urgent/emergent outpatient blood work will be arranged through the ordering physicians’/nurse practitioners’ office.