Launceston General Hospital


The Pathology Department provides a comprehensive pathology service to inpatients and outpatients of the Launceston General Hospital (LGH) and patients referred from General Practice and their centres within Launceston and the North East region.

Located on Level 2 of the LGH, the department can be accessed from within the hospital or through the Frankland Street entrance, for Pathology clients.

A limited home visit service is available within the Launceston area for patients who are unable to attend the department for tests. This service can be arranged by phoning the Pathology Department.

All tests covered by Medicare are Bulk Billed.

Opening Hours: 8.00am to 5.30, Monday to Friday and 9.00am to 11.30am on Saturday.

Sunday and Public Holidays - tests will only be collected by special arrangement. Contact the Laboratory to discuss.

Telephone: 1300 885 705

Facsimile: (03) 6777 5217