Pathology Department

A Pathology Department is a unit which is managed as a separate entity by a CONSULTANT or non-medical scientist of equivalent standing which deals with DIAGNOSTIC TEST REQUESTS for pathology.

Description

A Pathology Department is a Department.

A Pathology Department  is a unit which is managed as a separate entity by a CONSULTANT or non-medical scientist of equivalent standing which deals with DIAGNOSTIC TEST REQUESTS for pathology.

The Pathology Department may consist of one or more Pathology Laboratories that may be located on one or more sites.

A Pathology Department may carry out Post Mortems.

This item is not referenced in a data set in the NHS Data Model and Dictionary. It has been retained for information.

Also Known As

This NHS business definition is also known by these names:

Context Alias
Plural Pathology Departments

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