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The staff of the Department of Laboratory Medicine are committed to provide timely, accurate, safe and efficient laboratory services to our patients and health care providers.

We are a fully accredited laboratory offering hospital-based testing in Biochemistry, Hematology, Coagulation, Transfusion Medicine, Serology, Urinalysis, and ECG/Holter Monitoring with state-of-the-art equipment and facilities so that our clients can be assured of the highest quality laboratory testing.

Lab technician performing blood test on patient

Test Information

The Chapleau General Hospital Laboratory performs testing in the following classes as listed on the laboratory licence:

  • Bacteriology
  • Biochemistry
  • Cytology
  • Hematology
  • Immunohematology
  • Immunology

Only the tests listed on the laboratory licence are performed within the laboratory. All tests that do not fall under the licence are referred to alternate testing facilities who have the capability to perform these tests.

Our History

The laboratory originated in the Lady Minto Hospital in 1913. It was later relocated to the new and current Chapleau General Hospital site on March 16, 1976. The laboratory department is owned and operated by the Chapleau General Hospital. The Chapleau General Hospital is a division of The Services de Santé de Chapleau Health Services which delivers fully integrated, quality healthcare services to the residents of Chapleau, neighbouring communities, First Nations and catchment areas under one umbrella organization.

Hours of Service

The Laboratory provides specimen collection/ ECG/ Holter Monitoring for outpatients during the hours of 0800 and 1130, Monday to Friday, by appointment only.

To make an appointment please call 864-1520 ext. 0

Day of the Week Time Period Staffing Level
Monday to Friday 0800 hrs to 1630 hrs

Regular staffing:

2 Technologists (0800 to 1630)

1 Technologist (0800 to 1200)

1 Phlebotomist (4 hrs in am)

Monday to Friday 1630 hrs to 0800 hrs 1 Technologist on-call
Saturday and Sunday 24 hours per day 1 Technologist on-call
Statutory Holidays 24 hours per day 1 Technologist on-call


Chapleau General Hospital
6 Broomhead Road
Chapleau, Ontario
P0M 1K0