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Operating Hours

Office Hours

The operating hours of the Sections/Laboratories at Division of Pathology and Department Haematology Department are:

Monday to Friday 8.00 am – 5.00 pm
8.30 am – 5.30 pm  (Cytology Lab)
Saturday 8.00 am – 1.00 pm
8.30 am – 1.00 pm   (Cytology Lab)

Routine/non-emergency and stat/emergency tests should be requested during office hours whenever possible. Stat/emergency tests are those the results of which are needed for immediate treatment and management of the patients. They are performed as soon as the samples reach the relevant laboratories. Please do not send non-emergency samples collected after office hours or on weekends as emergency requests, but instead send them on the following weekday.

After Office Hours, on Sundays and Public Holidays

Daily 24-Hour Service

Our routine Blood Bank, Haematology, Clinical Biochemistry and Bacteriology laboratories operate 24 hours daily to perform routine and stat/emergency tests. Selected microbiology tests are provided on an emergency basis for patients undergoing organ transplantation. Please refer to the list of “Stat/Emergency Tests” before ordering such tests. Further information can be obtained from our Client Services Section (Tel: 6321 4950/52/04, 6326 5306/5454).

Satellite Laboratories


 SOC Lab Monday to Friday 8.00 am – 5.30 pm
  Saturday 8.00 am – 1.00 pm
 NCC Lab Monday to Friday 7.30 am – 5.30 pm
  Saturday 7.30 am – 12.00 pm
 NHC Lab Monday to Friday 8.00 am – 5.00 pm 
  Saturday 8.00 am – 12.00 pm 
 DMC Lab Monday to Friday 8.00 am – 5.30 pm
  Saturday Closed
                                        Closed on Sunday / Public Holiday
SingHealth Polyclinic Laboratories Monday to Friday 7.30 am – 5.00 pm
Closed on Sunday / Public Holiday
7.30 am – 1.00 pm


Last Modified Date :05 Mar 2019