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THOUSANDS OF AUSTRALIANS ARE LOOKING AFTER YOUR HEALTH

Medical emergencies don’t pay attention to bed-times or public holidays – they happen around the clock. And as a result, pathology doesn’t sleep.

An unseen army of more than 35,000 people including medical scientists, pathologists and collectors work non-stop to give Australian doctors the answers they need to diagnose and treat people – even as the clock strikes midnight on New Year’s Eve.

 

LATEST NEWS ABOUT PEOPLE IN PATHOLOGY

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Collector

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Pathologist

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Medical Scientist

8 Oct
Who Works in Pathology?

Collectors

Collection staff (also known as phlebotomists) need to take samples correctly, safely and with minimal discomfort. But more than this, a good collection experience requires a great deal of empathy which needs to come naturally – just ask any mum with a toddler who needs blood taken, or any adult f
8 Oct
Who Works in Pathology?

Medical Scientists

Medical scientists have university degrees that teach them about the human body and how to measure various bodily functions. Many of the practical skills and scientific knowledge used by Medical Scientists is the same as research scientists searching for cures to conditions. The difference is tha
8 Oct
Who Works in Pathology?

Pathologists

Pathologists are medical doctors who have specialised in pathology. They have over 13 years of university/medical education and are experts in particular diseases or conditions. Specialities cover conditions such as infections, allergies & immunity, cancers or chronic diseases. They often adv