Who we are

PCH Pathology is run by PathWest Laboratory Medicine WA (external link) and provides a collection service to patients attending clinic appointments at the hospital as well as an inpatient service with daily ward rounds.

Services we provide

PCH Pathology provides a wide range of pathology services, including:

  • anatomical pathology
  • biochemistry
    • haematology (including transfusion medicine)
    • microbiology
    • immunology     
    • diagnostic genomics 
    • phlebotomy and specimen collection.

Appointments for specimen collection are generally not required. Please see the PathWest website for more information.


All Specialist Rooms, GP’s and WACHS referrers are being advised to direct all non-urgent referrals for PCH outpatient services to the Central Referral Service. 


1300 551 142 


1300 365 056


  • New referrals will be assessed against the eligibility guidelines and prioritised according to medical need.
  • Referrals from Nurse Practitioners, other non-medical referrers and private hospitals (including those with a private-public partnership) are to be directed to PCH Referral Office.
  • All urgent referrals are to be sent to the PCH Referral Office.
  • Urgent referrals must always be discussed with the PCH Consultant / Registrar on call before the referral is sent.
  • The referral needs to include the name of the Consultant/ Registrar the referrer spoke to.
  • Each referral is to be faxed individually.

PCH switchboard

6456 2222

PCH Referral Office fax

6456 0097

PCH Referral Office email


8am - 5pm, Monday to Friday

Contact us

To contact the Specimen Collection Centre reception:

Phone: (08) 6456 0090
Fax: (08) 6456 0073

For Pathwest results and general queries:

13 PATH (13 7284)


The Specimen Collection Centre is located on the Ground Level, near Clinic B and the Pink Lifts.

View the PCH map for more information.

Related links 

PathWest Laboratory Medicine WA