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Laboratory Services

LABORATORY SERVICES NOTICE

Patient Instructions for Curb-side Pick-up of Blood Products
Effective – Monday, April 13, 2020

If you are a patient who usually picks up your blood products at the hospital, please be aware of the following process change. We have implemented this to ensure your safety and reduce your risk of potential exposure to illness. You will be contacted by Laboratory Services to advise you when your product(s) is ready for pick up.

Time and Location:

Pick up times: Monday – Friday from 9 a.m. – 3 p.m.

Pick up area: Simcoe Entrance

On the day of pick-up:

Please call Laboratory Services prior to leaving home at 705-728-9090 ext. 43242, and provide an estimated time of arrival to RVH.

Please bring your Health Card. When you arrive at the hospital, please remain in your vehicle and call 705 728-9090 ext. 43242 to notify us of your arrival including the colour and make of your vehicle.

You will be greeted by a member of the Laboratory Services team and will be asked to provide your name, date of birth and Health Card information.

Important Note: If you are a subcutaneaous immunoglobulin therapy (SCIG) patient, please continue to use your infusion logs. They will be submitted at a later date. You will be provided with blank forms along with your product(s).

Products will be placed in the trunk of your vehicle.

Many thanks in advance for working together to ensure your safety.



RVH Laboratory Services provides a wide variety of laboratory testing for the health centre and the surrounding regions of the North Simcoe Alliance which includes Georgian Bay General Hospital, Collingwood General and Marine Hospital, Stevenson Memorial Hospital (Alliston Ont.), Muskoka Algonquin Healthcare and testing for the Department of National Defense (Base Borden).

Our Services


Blood Transfusion Service (BTS)

Chemistry Department

Hematology Department

Histology and Cytology Laboratory

Microbiology Laboratory



 

Manager
Contact: 705-728-9090 Ext.43222

Location:
201 Georgian Drive, Barrie, ON L4M 6M2
Enter through the L2 Atrium Entrance. Across from Victoria's Gift Shop.

Specimen Collection

Location:
First floor of the health centre, near the Ambulatory Care Department 
Hours of Operation:
Monday - Friday 7:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.
(excluding holidays)
Phone: 705-728-9090 Ext. 43262
 

Contact Information

Supervisor: Phone 705-728-9090 Ext. 43280

Administration:
Phone: 728-9090 Ext. 43220
Fax: 705-739-5685
Pathology Clerk Ext. 43221
Quality Assurance Ext. 43213
LIS Applications Ext. 43282

Specimen Receiving:
Phone 705-728-9090 Ext. 43211
Fax 705-739-5692

Report/Results requests please contact Health Records Phone: 705-728-9090 Ext. 42563


 

 

License

Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care Laboratory and Specimen Collection Centre Licensing Act
Labratory Licence.pdf

 

Accreditation

The Department of Laboratory Services at RVH has successfully participated in and has received many accreditation certificates.

Certificate of Accreditation 2015.pdf            

IQMH Scope of Accreditation ISO 15189 Plus.pdf

 

Resources

American Society of Hematology
Bloodline - Hematology Education and News ​
Canadian Blood Services
Canadian Society for Medical Laboratory Sciences
College of American Pathologists
College of Medical Laboratory Technologists of Ontario
Lab Tests Online
Medical Laboratory Professionals’ Association of Ontario
Microbe World
Mount Sinai Hospital Department of Microbiology
Ontario Association of Pathologists 
Public Health Agency of Canada 
Institute for Quality Management in Healthcare
World Health Organization