Programs & Services

Laboratory Services

The Specimen Collection Centre, which is located on the second floor above the Family Health Team Clinic, provides out-patient specimen collection services.

In an effort to maintain social distancing and effectively manage workload in our Specimen Collection Centre, all urgent & necessary outpatient bloodwork will be completed by appointment ONLY.

Patients can call 905-774-7431 extension 1293 to make an appointment.

Thank you for your patience and flexibility as we continue to manage the pandemic situation.

The Specimen Collection Centre is partnered with Lifelabs who performs testing on all out-patient specimens.

The Hospital Laboratory supports our inpatient service, emergency department and surgical service by providing testing in the following disciplines:

  • Chemistry
  • Hematology
  • Point of Care Testing – Glucometers and Urinalysis
  • Transfusion Medicine
  • Urinalysis

The Hospital Laboratory provides onsite staffing 24 hours per day, 7 days a week.

The laboratory is partnered with the Hamilton Regional Laboratory Medicine Program for the provision of Quality Management Services, which provides our facility access to their technical and professional expertise. As part of this agreement, Dr. Marek Smieja serves as our Laboratory Medical Director.

If you have any questions or concerns, please contact us at:

Specimen Collection Centre:

905-774-7431 x1293

Director – Laboratory: Tom Dorland

905-774-7431 x1222