The Division of Hematopathology incorporates laboratories and Point-of-Care testing at 8 sites within NSHA Central Zone. The sites include laboratories located in Cobequid Community Health Centre, Dartmouth General Hospital, Hants Community Hospital, Victoria General Hospital, and the Halifax Infirmary. Point-of-Care testing is available at Twin Oaks Memorial Hospital, Eastern Shore Memorial Hospital, Hants Community Hospital, and Musquodoboit Valley Memorial Hospital. The Division offers Core lab services: routine Hematology (CBC, body fluid counts, malaria screening) and Coagulation (INR, aPTT, d-dimer and Fibrinogen). Esoteric Services are offered at the Victoria General site and include: Microscopy (peripheral blood and bone marrows), Advanced Coagulation, Histocompatibility testing (HLA), Immunology (hemoglobin investigations), Molecular Diagnostics and Flow Cytometry.

We are committed to providing the highest quality diagnostic Hematopathology service to the patients of NSHA Central Zone. We are a referral centre for Nova Scotia and the Atlantic provinces, providing leadership in laboratory Hematopathology through education and consultative services.
We foster a mutually respectful and safe work environment for our staff. We provide a resident teaching program for the Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine through our association with Dalhousie University and participate in research activities for Dalhousie University and NSHA Central Zone.
We provide clinical information essential for the diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of disease. We continually improve our service through quality management, monitoring and updating methods, expanding knowledge, orientation and training, sharing ideas and identifying better ways to deliver the service required.
Dr. Robert Liwski
Division Head, Hematopathology 
6th Floor Mackenzie Building
Tel: 902-473-1429
Fax: 902-473-7285
Cindy Andrews
Technical Manager, Core Lab
2nd Floor Mackenzie Building
Tel: 902-473-4065
Fax: 902-473-4113

Randy Veinotte
Technical Manager, Esoteric Labs
2nd Floor Mackenzie Building
Tel: 902-473-6678
Fax: 902-473-4113