Laboratory Medicine

The Laboratory Medicine services at CUH are committed to providing the highest quality diagnostic and consultative services for all its users.

Goals and Objectives

  • To provide analytical and consultative information - to assist in the diagnosis of clinical problems and the monitoring of disease progression and treatment.
  • To monitor the quality of service by maintaining standards set by national and international peer group organisations.
  • To participate in continuous quality improvement.
  • To assess and improve service to clinicians and patients, and to educate clinicians in the appropriate utilisation of laboratory procedures.
  • To participate in the training and education of laboratory personnel, medical residents and other health care professionals as required.
  • To perform appropriate developmental and research projects consistent with the expertise of the department.
  • To ensure that the working environment and laboratory equipment is constantly monitored to ensure the safety of the employees and visitors.