Pathology provides diagnostic, clinical, teaching and research services that focus on supporting both acute care and community health services.

In the coming weeks, pathology results will be moving from Clinical Information System (CIS) to AUSCARE. Read more about this change. 

Our pathology service supports patient care at the Royal Melbourne Hospital City Campus and Royal Park Campus and Melbourne Private Hospital.

Pathology also provides specialist testing in a range of disciplines for other pathology services and is the state-wide referral laboratory for porphyrin testing and a number of molecular based tests.

All patients are welcome at to visit our Pathology collection centres. Pathology is a bulk billing service providing a range of more than 1500 pathology tests.

Pathology services include:

  • Anatomical pathology
  • Chemical pathology
  • Haematology
  • Microbiology
  • Molecular biology
  • Transfusion medicine
  • Clinical trials