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Referrer Newsletters

Newsletters sent out to all WSCL referrers

Newsletter – 3 December 2020

In this issue: Pre-departure COVID IgM serology – available for travel to ChinaWellington SCL Travel Centre – for COVID pre-departure testingOrdering laboratory consumables: request forms Download the PDF version here >>

Newsletter – 2 November 2020

In this issue: Annual customer surveyCOVID IgG serologyCOVID IgM serology Download the PDF version here >>

Newsletter – 13 October 2020

In this issue: Urine microalbumin reporting – read more>>Annual customer surveyChanges to the reporting of BCR-ABL1 monitoring results Download the PDF version here >>

Newsletters – August 2020

In these issues: 27 August: Secure digital communications – replacement of faxingCOVID-19 swab transportation Read more >> 24 August: Industrial actionLaboratory services during Alert Level 2Collection centre during current Alert Level 2 Read more >> 14 August: APEX laboratory workers strike noticeCollection centre during current Alert Level 2Laboratory services during Alert Level 2 Read more>>

Newsletter – 15 July 2020

In this issue: Alternative Aptima Chlamydia, Gonorrhoea and Trichomonas collection swab kits

Newsletters – June 2020

24 June: COVID-19 exit testing for repatriation to other countriesCOVID-19 swabbing instructionsChange of anti-TSH receptor antibody assay and new borderline range Read more>> 9 June: Collection centres opening in Alert Level 1Clinical details required for faeces and general would swab requestsAnnual laboratory test price increase for commercial testingNew website for Wellington SCL Read more>>

Newsletters – May 2020

29 May: Community bacterial resistance / susceptibility to antibioticsNew website for Wellington SCLNew test guide launch June 3Queen’s birthday weekend collection centre arrangementsUniversity of Otago gout risk study Read more>> 15 May: Laboratory services Alert Level 2New swab in circulation for COVID-19 and other viral testingCollection centre opening hoursDay in the life – COVID-19 laboratory […]

Newsletters – April 2020

28 April: Laboratory services during Alert Level 3Collection centre opening hoursScreening for gestational diabetes during COVID-19 Read more>> 14 April: Patient screening at collection centresCOVID-19 swabbing instructionsCollection centre opening hours Read more>> 2 April: COVID-19 swab updateCollection centresCOVID-19 assessment and management unit (CAMU) Read more>>