Pathology Queensland (PQ) provides diagnostic pathology services to all Hospital and Health Services (HHS) across metro, regional and remote Queensland, offering laboratory services in the disciplines of: anatomical pathology, chemical pathology, haematology, immunology, microbiology and genomics. PQ provides statewide real-time diagnostic support in times of public health outbreaks such as the COVID-19 pandemic and other health related issues requiring diagnostic solutions, not just results.
has laboratories located within 35 Queensland Health hospital facilities, providing 24/7 service every day of the year
employs approximately 2000 staff including specialist pathologists, registrars, scientists, technicians, laboratory assistants, and operational and support staff, across Queensland
supports more than 450 point-of-care testing devices, extending access to pathology results in remote locations and after hours with testing at the patient’s bedside
is involved with 70 per cent of all medical decisions and in all cancer diagnoses
is critical to the delivery of positive patient outcomes and plays a key role in delivering on Queensland Health’s commitment to achieve good health and well-being for all Queenslanders
works alongside clinicians to better understand diseases, enable earlier diagnosis, inform treatment options and monitor disease progression
provides specialised testing services for samples referred from public and private pathology providers within Queensland and from interstate.