Lab Update: April 2021

In this month’s issue: Online specimen guideStores orderingANZAC weekend closureCash collections for unfunded testsReminder: emailed request forms Read the full issue here>>

ANZAC weekend opening hours

SCL Hawkes Bay collection centres are closed for ANZAC weekend. We close 6.00 pm Friday, April 23 and re-open at 7:30 am Tuesday, April 27. Testing of urgent samples is available via Hastings Hospital laboratory.

Easter Weekend

SCL Hawkes Bay collection centres are closed for the Easter break. We close 6pm Thursday 1st April, and re-open 7:30am Tuesday 6th April. Testing of urgent samples is available via Hastings Hospital Lab.

Lab Update: March 2021

In this issue: Easter breakIntroducing the Hawke’s Bay SCL websiteStores orderingCollection Centre closing timesEmailed request formsAxe the faxTesting changes – parathyroid hormoneeOrders Read the full version here>>

Welcome to our new website

We are really exicted to launch our new stand-alone website where patients and referrers in the Hawke’s Bay region can access information about all of our laboratory services. We would love any feedback you have, if you’d like to tell us anything or if you have any questions please visit the Contact Us page

Electronic Ordering

Did you know that you can order tests from us electronically, directly from your practice management system? eOrders are sent direct to the laboratory system, improving accuracy and providing your clinical team with real-time information about your requests. You will find lots of useful information on the site including tutorial videos and documentation. For more […]

Pre-departure testing for China

The Chinese Embassy has updated its requirement for pre-departure travel testing. From 10 December 2020, passengers must complete one COVID PCR test (swab) and one COVID IgM antibody test (blood) within 2 days of boarding their flight, providing negative results of both. From Monday 7 December, COVID IgM antibody test will be available at SCL […]