Test to Travel: new pre-departure service

In preparation for an increase in international travel, the Asia Pacific Healthcare Group (APHG) are making it easier and cheaper for kiwis to secure a pre-departure PCR test. Test to Travel is a new end-to-end service which will provide travellers with digital proof of a negative COVID-19 test, allowing them entry into a multitude of […]

COVID-19 Saliva testing

Are you a permitted worker, or employer of permitted workers travelling across alert level boundaries? To find out more about saliva testing click here.

COVID update – Alert Level 3

Kia ora koutou, here is our Alert Level 3 status: Fine Needle Aspiration Cytology (FNAC) Our FNA service has resumed and we are taking bookings as usual with 30 minute slots rather than the usual 15 minutes to prevent cross over of patients. Patients will be screened and support people are unfortunately not permitted in […]

Collection centres at Alert Level 3

As an essential service, most of our collection centres will remain open during all COVID Alert levels. Tahunanui Medlab South collection centre will remain closed at level 3. Nelson Hospital and Wairau Hospital will still have screening at the hospital entrance restricting access to hospital outpatients and immunocompromised patients.Maxwell Rd, Blenheim will be open 7.30 […]

COVID-19 Level 4 update

Kia ora to all our referrers and patients who have worked with us during the COVID response. Like everyone, we have had to adapt and change and we will continue to evolve as we work through the current Alert Level 4. Fine Needle Aspiration Cytology (FNAC) During Alert Level 4 the FNA service is suspended. […]