NHS Business Definitions
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 and process investigations within more than one PATHOLOGY SPECIALTY.
A Pathology Department may carry out Post Mortems.
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