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NEWSLETTER ISSUE - 25th March 2021 

HISTOLOGY REPORT UPGRADES

Wellington SCL (WSCL) are upgrading reports for Histology, Non-gynae Cytology, Bone Marrow, Flow Cytometry and hospital Post-Mortem tests on the evening of March 25, 2021. 

The upgrade will allow the optional of images and improved table display inside the PDF report. The PDF version will be available through the Clinical Data Repository (CDR) and to referrers currently receiving printed reports.

Additional messages within the HL7 report indicate where the PDF report is preferred for viewing the report.

 Please follow the link for further information
BOWEL SCREENING REPORT UPGRADES

Along with the upgrade to the Histology reports, the Bowel Screening Programme reports will be reformatted on the evening of March 25, 2021. 

The main diagnosis currently prints beneath the abbreviations.  To assist in making this clearer, it will move into the report table, renamed as Diagnosis.  This will replace the Polyp Type column.

Please follow the link for further information


 
TUMOUR MARKER + BHGC ADD ON TEST REQUESTS

To minimise patient discomfort/inconvenience from repeat blood collections, tumour markers and bHCG tests are now available as “add-on” tests on blood samples already in the laboratory. 

Please follow the link for further information


 
CASHLESS PAYMENTS AT COLLECTION CENTRES
As of Monday 12 April 2021 Wellington SCL will no longer be taking cash payments at our collection centres (for tests not funded by 3DHB). The options for payment will be by Eftpos using direct debit or credit card (Visa and Mastercard).
 
COLLECTION CENTRES EASTER OPENING HOURS
All collection centres are closed on both Easter public holidays (i.e. Friday and Monday) No change to Saturday collection centre opening hours.
 
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Wellington SCL
Level 5, CSB Block
Riddiford Street, Newtown
Wellington, Wgn 6011
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