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Pathology Department

Location

The Pathology Department's reception area is located along the south corridor at level -1.

Opening Hours

Monday to Friday: 7:30 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.
Saturday: 7.30 a.m. – 12.30 p.m.
Out of these hours, the Pathology Department operates on an urgent basis only.

Services

The Pathology Department offers the full range of services that are generally required by the clinician. The Department’s test list consists of about 600 different tests that are carried out at its Mater Dei Hospital Laboratories as well as a large number of specialized tests that are subcontracted to our overseas supplier. The complete test menu consists of about 1700 tests.
Most tests take only a few days to be carried out but some require longer time to process. Testing of an urgent nature is carried out 24x7.
Tests can only be requested by hospital, health centre, or family physicians, who will order the appropriate tests after examining the patient. Patients can thus opt to go either through their private General Practitioner, through a Health Centre GP Clinic or through Hospital Outpatients’ Clinic (by appointment) to get the necessary testing carried out.

Other services

Patients at Mater Dei Hospital wards are bled by the Pathology Department’s phlebotomists.

Contact Details

Patients are encouraged to contact either their doctor or the Health Centre where they were seen to enquire about test results.
Patients may also access results through the myHealth system if they are subscribed to this system and they are linked to a doctor through this system who sees and releases their results to them.
Note: The Pathology Department will not divulge any information about tests and results to patients.
For other queries, the Laboratory Manager can be contacted as follows:

Address:  The Manager
Mater Dei Hospital
Tal-Qroqq,
Imsida – MSD 2090
Tel:  +356 2545 6304
Fax:  +356 2545 6469