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Blood Donors Are The Essential Glue That Binds Together Patient Outcomes

Monday, 13 June 2022, 3:18 pm | NZ Institute of Medical Laboratory Science

The New Zealand Institute of Medical Laboratory Science (NZIMLS) puts our full support behind National Blood Donor Week (June 13 – 19 ). The NZ Blood Service provides a critical and essential role in providing the blood products for our most vulnerable ... More >>

A Cautionary Tale For Future Pandemic Planning

Tuesday, 19 April 2022, 10:03 am | NZ Institute of Medical Laboratory Science

Opinion -Terry Taylor, New Zealand Institute of Medical Laboratory Science (NZIMLS) president Worldwide, the COVID Pandemic has highlighted the status and expertise of diagnostic laboratories and the scientists and technicians that work within them. ... More >>

The Blame Game Doesn’t Achieve Anything Constructive, Says Terry Taylor, President Of The NZIMLS

Thursday, 3 March 2022, 11:08 am | NZ Institute of Medical Laboratory Science

The recent press on the overestimation of COVID-PCR forecast numbers that laboratories could perform has deflected from the very human issues that our laboratory staff are currently experiencing. As the NZIMLS have said, predictive numbers mean nothing ... More >>

Spare a thought for those performing COVID testing

Thursday, 16 September 2021, 9:36 am | NZ Institute of Medical Laboratory Science

As the Auckland level 4 lockdown reaches the 5th week, spare a thought for all the essential health professionals who continue to perform in trying conditions. In particular, all those involved in the chain of COVID sampling, testing and reporting of results. ... More >>

Somewhere in a diagnostic laboratory near you

Wednesday, 1 September 2021, 8:29 am | NZ Institute of Medical Laboratory Science

In the early hours of this morning in a diagnostic medical laboratory in Aotearoa New Zealand, the 3 millionth nasopharyngeal COVID PCR test will be quietly performed with no fuss and no outward celebration. More >>

A Vital Weapon In The Team Of 5 Million

Wednesday, 18 August 2021, 4:16 pm | NZ Institute of Medical Laboratory Science

The New Zealand Institute of Medical laboratory Science (NZIMLS) is reassuring the public of Aotearoa New Zealand that our dedicated and talented workforce are well and truly up for this latest COVID testing challenge. “Our dedicated laboratory ... More >>

2,000,000 Reasons To Appreciate The Work Of Our Laboratory Heroes

Monday, 19 April 2021, 4:22 pm | NZ Institute of Medical Laboratory Science

New Zealand Institute of Medical Laboratory Science (NZIMLS) is hailing the incredible efforts of New Zealand’s laboratory workers, as the milestone of 2,000,000 COVID-19 tests approaches. “After recently marking the first anniversary of the first COVID ... More >>

TEST TEST TEST – The NZ Diagnostic Laboratory Response To The COVID-19 Pandemic

Tuesday, 28 April 2020, 4:31 pm | NZ Institute of Medical Laboratory Science

On the 26th March the whole of NZ prepared to lockdown under level four restrictions. The NZ diagnostic laboratories were already underway with their own targeted lockdown in preparation for the fight against the Covid-19 virus. Staff had been assigned ... More >>

Reorganisation of Pathology Services

Tuesday, 17 February 2015, 10:29 am | NZ Institute of Medical Laboratory Science

The New Zealand Institute of Medical Laboratory Science expresses concern at the withdrawal of Aotea Pathology’s bid for Wellington Regional Pathology contract The executive of the New Zealand Institute of Medical Laboratory Science were disappointed ... More >>

Restructuring of laboratory services by DHBs

Thursday, 3 August 2006, 11:50 am | NZ Institute of Medical Laboratory Science

The Medical Laboratory service throughout New Zealand (NZ) is under siege from the District Health Boards. In the name of cost savings, well established laboratory services are being closed down, consolidated or contracted out, in some cases to ... More >>

 
 
 
 
 

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