Providing routine and highly specialized diagnostic services and consultation to clinicians and patients throughout British Columbia and the Yukon.


The Laboratory provides testing and consultation for acute inpatient services, as well as outpatient clinics, physicians’ offices, community clinics, long-term care, extended care and rehabilitation centres. 

Members of the public are welcome to bring requisitions for lab tests written by their physicians to laboratories at either St. Paul’s or Mount Saint Joseph hospitals. 


The hours for outpatient services at the St. Paul’s lab are from 7:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. Monday - Friday, 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. weekends, closed on statutory holidays.

At Mount Saint Joseph, the hours for outpatient laboratory services are from 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Monday - Friday, and we are closed on weekends and statutory holidays.

More information

For more information about Pathology and Laboratory Medicine at Providence Health Care, please visit our website.