Hobart Pathology is a well-established pathology laboratory. We started providing pathology services in Southern Tasmania approximately fifty years ago. Today we operate from “state of the art” premises strategically located in the centre of Hobart. Our equipment, protocols and systems are all endorsed by NATA (National Association of Testing Authorities) at their highest level of accreditation.

We employ approximately 200 people at the laboratory. We are all committed to a service ethic whereby:

• We aim to maintain the highest standards of professional and technical excellence.
• We provide personalised pathology services for referring doctors.
• We adhere to a stringent code of ethical medical practice.

Our pathologists and staff encourage doctors to contact them for information and advice at any time. We are always available to support doctors in their clinical practice.

Hobart Pathology is a member of the Sonic Healthcare group. As such we are able to avail ourselves of a wide range of medical and technical resources in pursuit of our high service standards.

Our Service & Resources

Our services are designed to be easily accessible to our referring doctors.

• We have specialist pathologists in all of the major sub-disciplines of pathology.

• Our comprehensive range of routine and emergency pathology tests are tailored to the needs of clinical practice.

• We offer a rapid turnaround of results.

• We endeavour to assist our patients by operating ten fully accredited pathology collection centres in the greater Hobart area.

• Our service is supported by an extensive courier network; providing frequent and timely services to our doctors.

• We are committed to technological excellence in all areas, and to that end utilise a sophisticated and specialised IT system; incorporating electronic report downloading and internet viewing of results.


Our Values

Commit to Service Excellence
To willingly serve all those with whom we deal; with unsurpassed excellence.

Treat each other with Respect and Honesty
To grow a workplace where trust, team spirit, and equity are an integral part of everything we do.

Demonstrate Responsibility and Accountability
To set an example, to take ownership of each situation to the best of our ability, and to seek help when needed.

Be Enthusiastic about Continuous Improvement
To never be complacent, to recognise limitations and opportunities for ourselves and processes and to learn through these.

Maintain Confidentiality
To keep all information pertaining to patients, as well as professional and commercial issues, in strict confidence.