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Townsville Hospital pathology laboratory

Laboratory service: 24 hours a day, 7 days a week

Patient services

Townsville phlebotomy service (blood collection): Monday–Friday 7am–5pm, closed weekends and public holidays

Specialist collections available

  • paediatrics/children
  • sweat test
  • dexamethasone
  • synacthen (inpatients only).

Kirwan phlebotomy service (blood collection): Monday–Friday 8am–1pm, closed weekends and public holidays

Specialist collections available: Nil


Phone +61 7 4433 2400
Fax +61 7 4433 2468  
Location—Townsville University Hospital, 100 Angus Smith Drive, Douglas
Postal address—Pathology Queensland Townsville laboratory, PO Box 670, Townsville Qld 4810

Lab management

Director, Dr Robert Norton
Group Laboratory Manager
, Michael Wilhelm

Consultant pathologists

Anatomical  Pathology

  • Dr Guy Lampe (A/Director)
  • Dr Leslie Kuma
  • Dr Alka Sinha


  • Dr Hock Choong Lai (Director)
  • Dr John Casey
  • Dr Andrew Birchley
  • Dr Joel Wight
  • Dr Jane Royle
  • Dr Edward Morris


  • Dr Robert Norton (Director)
  • Dr Christopher Heather

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Last updated: 14 October 2022