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

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.