The Victoria Hospital Laboratory provides services in Phlebotomy, Hematology, Coagulation Studies, Clinical Chemistry, Blood Bank/Transfusions, Clinical Microbiology, Serology, Histology (Anatomical Pathology - Surgical and Autopsy) and Cytology to in-patients, out-patients and referred-in patients, and provides clinical training for the Medical Laboratory Assistant (MLA) and Combined Laboratory and X-Ray Technician (CLXT) Programs in partnership with SIAST.

Hours of operation:

Automated Laboratory Department
(includes Hematology, Clinical Chemistry, Blood Bank/Transfusions)
  • 24 hours, 7 days per week with reduced staffing levels on evenings, nights, week ends and statutory holidays for urgent and emergency work only
  • Routine hours (for walk-in patients/clients) – 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday to Friday
  • Standby/Callback coverage is used on those occasions when there is no relief for a night shift
Diagnostic Laboratory Department
(includes Microbiology, Histology, Cytology, Serology)
  • Microbiology – 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday to Friday, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. with reduced staff on weekends and statutory holidays
  • Histology/Cytology – 7:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday to Friday
Accessioning Department
  • Phlebotomy – 6:45 to 11:30 p.m. hours 7 days per week with reduced staff on evenings, weekends and statutory holidays (emergency patients only after 6 p.m. and weekends)
  • Routine hours for walk-in patients/clients is 8 a.m. – 6 p.m. Monday to Friday
  • Reception/Clerical – 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday to Friday

Laboratory collection and X-ray Services

Parkland Integrated Health Centre, Shellbrook 24-hour services (evenings and weekends emergency only)

Laboratory collection—X-ray’s limited to chest and extremities

Spiritwood and District Health Complex Monday to Friday – 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. (closed from 12 to 1 p.m.)
Big River Health Centre Tuesday to Thursday – 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. (closed from 12 to 1 p.m.)

Laboratory collection—no X-ray or other diagnostic services

Blaine Lake Primary Health Care Clinic Tuesday 9 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. every Tuesday
Birch Hills Health Centre 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Wednesday and Thursday
Candle Lake Health Centre Every second Wednesday
Canwood – Whispering Pine Place 8:30 a.m. to 9 a.m. every second Thursday
Canwood – Medical Clinic 9 a.m. to 10 a.m. every second Thursday
Evergreen Health Centre, Leoville 8:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. on Thursdays
Hafford Special Care Centre and Primary Care Site 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Tuesdays; 8 a.m. to Noon on Wednesday and Thursday.
Kinistino Health Centre Monday 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Tuesday – 8:30 a.m. to Noon
Leask – Wheatland Lodge 8 a.m. to 9 a.m. every second Tuesday
Leask – Medical Clinic 9 a.m. to 10 a.m. every second Tuesday
Prince Albert, Lab Service Centre, South Hill Mall 7:15 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday to Friday