27 Apr

A safe haven for Zahir; the personal story of a pathology professional

At Know Pathology Know Healthcare we love hearing the stories of those who make up the pathology workforce, performing life-saving tests every day and giving those all-important ‘all clear’ result
6 Apr

“It’s our patients that have inspired us” – the collectors who have raised over $12,000 for cancer patients

March 2018 marked the 20th anniversary of the Leukaemia Foundation’s national fundraising event, World’s Greatest Shave. Since 1998 Australians of all ages have been shaving their hair to raise
23 Mar

Behind the scenes – how pathology analyses your diabetes tests

There are over 500 pathology laboratories nationwide but few people know what goes on inside them. These labs process tests for 1.25 million Australians living with diabetes. For every diabetes tes
8 Mar

International Women’s Day – thank you women of pathology!

Australian pathology is full of incredible women. From pathologists to collection staff, to scientists and lab technicians there are thousands of women across Australia who dedicate their lives to car
1 Mar

“I often think of myself as a medical detective” – Dr Mikkaela McCormack on her role as an Anatomical Pathologist

Anatomical Pathology is the branch of pathology that diagnoses disease by studying organs and tissue, so Anatomical Pathologists need a broad understanding of many body systems and diseases. We ask
14 Dec

For Pathologists and Medical Scientists, the hard work doesn’t stop even on Christmas Day

Santa isn't the only one busy at Christmas. While many of us tuck into a festive feast and spend time with the family on 25th December, there is an army of pathology workers for whom the day is busine
14 Dec

How do anatomical pathologists protect themselves in the sun?

Summer is a great time to relax at the beach and enjoy the outdoors. However, too much sun can damage your skin, eyes, and immune system. Anatomical Pathologists make diagnoses of skin cancer  - m
14 Nov

Marcella and Lynn celebrate 65 years of commitment to pathology

Pathologist, Dr Marcella Roman, and Lab manager, Lynn Worsley, have been working together in the same Penrith lab for decades. Together, they have amassed 65 years of pathology experience. Througho
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