Pathology

Peninsula Health pathology services are provided by Dorevitch Pathology, a leading provider of pathology and medical diagnostic services to doctors, specialists and hospitals throughout Victoria, as well as commercial and Government organizations in Australia and internationally.

Our vision is to offer pathology services providing superior quality, speed and convenience of service, by the most modern facilities and processes, using highly trained and experienced scientists and with the additional advantage of Pathologist consultation covering all medical disciplines.

Dorevitch Pathology is committed through its network of laboratories and collection centres to providing a quality service and this is demonstrated in all Dorevitch Pathology laboratories through participation in an extensive internal quality control program, participation in external quality assurance programs and compliance with quality management standards including Australian Standards. Accreditation by the National Association of Testing Authorities, Australia (NATA) to the Australian Standard, AS 4633:2004 (ISO 15189) assures a high level of technical competence.

Dorevitch Pathology strives to provide a better service, embracing the process of continual improvement and welcomes feedback on our service.e

Frankston Laboratory – providing services to Peninsula Health

The Dorevitch Pathology laboratory at Frankston Hospital primarily provides pathology services for Peninsula Health facilities at Frankston and Rosebud Hospitals, The Mornington Centre, Golf Links Road and other associated facilities.

Located on Level 3 of Frankston Hospital, the Frankston Laboratory offers services in all disciplines including biochemistry, microbiology, histopathology, haematology, immunohaematology and cytology. Autologous blood collection and Fine Needle Aspiration (FNA) for cytological examination are also performed at the laboratory.

Collection services are provided by blood collection rounds within hospital sites, and outpatients are able to attend Dorevitch Pathology collection rooms for specimen collection prior to their outpatient appointments. Please note that routine specimen collection is not performed at the laboratory.

Further information on Dorevitch Pathology, including the location of our collection centres, can be obtained at www.dorevitch.com.au