Our anatomical pathologists examine tissue and cells taken from patients to diagnose a wide variety of diseases, including cancer.
Chief Pathologist and Director of Medical Services
Dr Whiley has more than 30 years of public pathology and leadership experience and has held senior roles across three states and territories as well as in New Zealand.
He is a Fellow with the Royal College of Pathologists of Australasia and an Associate Fellow of the Royal College for Medical Administrators.
He is responsible for the Registrar training programme and provides clinical, pathology and pathologist advice critical to NSW Health Pathology’s provision of statewide services, including both POCT and Pre-Analytical arenas
At a national level he is the NSW Jurisdictional Representative on NPAAC, responsible for setting National Pathology Standards, and chairs the RCPA QAP KIMMS monitoring key pre and post analytical steps in the pathology testing cycle. He has been a NATA Assessor, responsible for peer reviewing of Pathology Laboratories under the national accreditation scheme for over 30 years
Our chemical pathologists analyse chemicals in our body fluids and tissues to help diagnose and manage disease. They play a unique dual role of doctor-scientist, looking at changes in human body chemistry for screening, diagnosis, prognosis and management.
Our haematologists help diagnose and treat blood diseases and cancers.
Our immunologists help us better understand and treat diseases of the human immune system.
Our microbiologists and virologists are critical to NSW public health and emergency responses to pathogen-borne disease, and their expertise is recognised world-wide.
Pathology at the patient’s side.
This is the process that happens before and after specimens reach our labs for testing, providing vital links between pathology requests, diagnostic testing and results.
Our transfusion service is critical to the operation of emergency and in-patient care across NSW.