COVID-19

PLEASE NOTE: There is a Medicare rebate for COVID-19 testing. 

A select number of DHM collection centres are designated as COVID-19 only collection locations and require an appointment.

COVID-19 Booking Hotline 1800 026 622 (Mon–Fri 9am–5pm, Sat 9am–1pm).

Patients must have a pathology request form for COVID-19 testing prior to calling the Booking Hotline.

DHM COVID-19 collection locations      Further information 


Only low-risk COVID-19 patients should be referred to a DHM COVID-19 collection centre.

All high-risk patients (fever or significant respiratory symptoms) must be referred to a local hospital. 

Our services

Douglass Hanly Moir Pathology provides comprehensive diagnostic pathology services for referring clinicians and healthcare professionals.

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This service reflects our commitment to Medical Leadership. It means that we see medicine as a profession rather than a business – an approach that sets us apart from the pathology testing provided by other diagnostic pathology services. 

Underlying everything we do is our aim to deliver a highly professional and personalised service to GPs, specialists and private hospitals, in order to offer the best possible care for their patients.

Our services include: 

– 24-hour operation, 365 days a year
– Ready and convenient access to our pathologists
– Expertise in all major pathology subdisciplines
More than 500 collection centres throughout NSW
– An extensive courier network


Our laboratories and collection centres are strategically placed across Sydney and regional NSW to deliver an extensive range of routine and emergency pathology services. Providing the convenience and efficiencies of local services, backed by the strength and resources of the largest private pathology facility in Australia, this ensures rapid turnaround of results. 

After hours

Our central laboratory is operational 24 hours per day, 365 days per year.

The majority of metropolitan and regional laboratories are  routinely staffed between 8.00 am and 12.00 midnight, Monday to Friday, and from 9.00 am until 5.00 pm Saturday, Sunday and most Public Holidays.

Doctors and specialists may obtain results by phoning 1800 555 100 or (02) 9855 5100.

Our collection centre opening times can be viewed here.

To ensure that urgent results can be phoned as soon as they are available, please indicate on the request form, contact numbers for both business hours and out-of-hours.