The VCH Regional Laboratory Medicine provides a full range of laboratory services to patients within Vancouver Coastal Health (VCH) and other healthcare facilities across the province. The network of nine laboratory facilities offers STAT, routine, and specialized testing in Anatomic Pathology, Clinical Chemistry, Hematopathology, Microbiology, Transfusion Medicine, Cytogenetics, and Transplant Immunology.
The laboratory’s specialty services have been developed with emphasis in Bone Marrow and Solid Organ Transplantation, Oncology, Neurosciences and Trauma, thus supporting the various clinical services within VCH.
The VCH Regional Laboratory Medicine is involved in research activities, collaborating with both clinical and university-based researchers. Our laboratories are also active as major teaching centres, working with educational institutions for the training of medical personnel including physicians, technologists, and laboratory assistants.