NPAAC News

This page provides information on current National Pathology Accreditation Advisory Committee (NPAAC) activities.

Page last updated: 18 November 2019

Request for feedback

NPAAC welcomes comments on:
Designated person responsibilities for IT systems and the HIV / Hep C requirements (PDF 64 KB)
by 28 February 2020 to npaac@health.gov.au

Documents for Review

NPAAC has commenced the development of the following new accreditation standards and would welcome any comments or supporting documentation that may inform the consideration process:
    • Requirements for the Communication of High Risk Pathology Results
    • Requirements for Digital Images as an Alternative to Direct Microscopy
NPAAC has commenced reviews on the following standards and welcome any comments that may inform the document review process:
    • Requirements for Information Communication
    • Guidelines for Point of Care Testing
    • Requirements for Medical Testing of Human Nucleic Acids
    • Requirements for Cytogenetic Testing
    • Guidelines for Approved Pathology Collection Centres (Requirements for Medical Pathology Specimen Collection
    • Requirements for the Facilities and Operations of Mortuaries
    • The Provision of Direct-to-Consumer Genetic Testing Guiding Principles for Providers
Should you have any queries or wish to provide comments to inform document reviews, please email the NPAAC Secretariat.