ACL has established the following key operational characteristics that support its growth and performance improvement:
1. Unified pathology system:
Allows the majority of tests, clinicians and laboratories to operate as one national laboratory across the country.
2. Efficient unified laboratory network:
Allows ACL to efficiently manage test turnaround times, specialisations and achieve the required scale to invest in equipment.
3. Clinical centres of excellence:
Allows ACL to attract, retain and provide training to high quality pathologists and scientists and manage changes in demand for specific testing.
4. Digitally enabled platforms:
Allows improved clinical outcomes, pathologist and scientist flexibility and operational efficiency.
5. Focus on research, innovation and advocacy:
Ensures ACL is at the forefront of developments and the introduction of new tests to the market.
6. Clinical governance and training:
Ensures appropriate and consistent decision-making practices across the organisation of qualified professionals who are subject to continuing medical education.
ACL has four high-volume central laboratories, located in Melbourne, Sydney, Perth and Adelaide. Central laboratories contain highly automated equipment and are supported by pathologists across all major pathology disciplines. Over the past six years, each of these four central laboratories has had a major upgrade including substantial redesign and instrumentation upgrades.
|Central Laboratory||State||Upgrade Year||Equipment Upgraded||Site Images|
|Osborne Park (Perth)||WA||2017-2019||
|Bella Vista (Sydney)||NSW||2018||
|Adelaide Airport (Adelaide)||SA||Rebuild:
Last updated 26/04/21