11 December 2017

Minister for Health: Governance change for State's leading pathology service

Western Australia's State-wide pathology service, PathWest Laboratory Medicine WA, will become a separate health service provider under changes announced today.

PathWest will be established as a Chief Executive Governed Health Service Provider, meaning it will be a Statutory Authority in its own right, have clear roles and responsibilities, and be subject to the robust governance, performance and accountability framework within the Health Services Act 2016.

Read the media statement (external site).