Our anatomical pathologists examine tissue and cells taken from patients to diagnose a wide variety of diseases, including cancer.
Director of Operations, NSW Health Pathology East
Sue is the Operations Director, NSW Health Pathology, East and oversees strategy, performance and operations for laboratories situated within Sydney and South Eastern Sydney LHD. She has strong relationships with her Local Health District counterparts and effectively manages challenging service requests or situations with sensitivity and diplomacy.
Her scientific background means she understands the challenges of lab staff and can quickly grasp issues, which allows her to operate so effectively in such a complex and competitive environment.
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.