NPAAC’s other functions include:
- developing accreditation policies for pathology laboratories
- introducing and maintaining consistent standards of practice in pathology laboratories throughout Australia
- initiating, promoting and coordinating education programs relating to pathology laboratory practice
- providing advice about the accreditation of a particular laboratory.
For more details about NPAAC, look at:
- Constitution of the National Pathology Accreditation Advisory Council Order No. 1 of 1997
- Constitution of the National Pathology Accreditation Advisory Council Amendment Order No. 1 of 2003
- National Pathology Accreditation Advisory Council Strategic Plan 2020–2025
Additional advisory committees and working groups support NPAAC’s statutory functions and assist in delivering on its work program.
Further information is available on the Department of Health and Aged Care website.