1Mayfield Medical Centre 4th Ave Belleville PBX BarbadosGet directions
BARBADOS REFERENCE LABORATORY is located at Beckles Road, St. Michael, Barbados. The laboratory was established in 1984 by Mr. Egbert Gibson, Dr. Wilfred dosSantos and Mr. Dan
Mr. Egbert Gibson, F.R.C. Path., who has over 25 years experience as a consultant clinical chemist, continues to head the laboratory in his capacity as Managing Director.
He leads a team of other medical consultants and medical technologists, as well as an administrative section. Over the years the laboratory has gained the reputation of being a trusted, progressive medical entity.
Certification of the Laboratory
The Laboratory is registered and licensed by the Ministry of Health of Barbados under the Health Service Act 1976. The Laboratory must annually meet the requirements of the Ministry of Health in order to be registered and licensed.
Accreditation of the Laboratory
The Barbados Reference Laboratory was first awarded accreditation by the commission on Laboratory A ccreditation of the College of American Pathologists (CAP) in 2009.
This was the first accreditation of its kind to be awarded to a multi-discipline diagnostic clinical laboratory in the English speaking Caribbean, by the College of American Pathologist.
The Laboratory has maintained its accreditation with The College of American Pathologists, which is considered worldwide to be the leader in laboratory quality assurance.
The Laboratory’s Quality Management Program is structured to monitor and evaluate the quality and appropriateness of the laboratory’s contribution to improving patient care.
The goal of the program is to ensure that high standards of laboratory medicine are practiced and achieved with commitment from all staff. All staff members are committed to providing laboratory services of the highest quality to all our customers in a timely and cost-effective manner.
Our Quality Control programme is part of the laboratory’s overall Quality Management System and includes Internal Quality Controls, External Quality Assessment and Personnel Competency.
Our internal quality control program assures the quality of daily test results, thus ensuring that the results are reliable, reproducible and relevant
consequently guaranteeing quality patient care.
Our External Quality assessment programme (Proficiency Testing) is administered by the College of American Pathologist and provides evaluation of past performances, compares our performance with other laboratories and provides a forum for improvement.
Continuous personnel competency assessment is a requirement of our accrediting body. Read more......Read less
214 6th Ave Bville St Michael BarbadosGet directions
ChemScreen Laboratory Services Inc. was started in August, 2001 at ARS Medicae building, #14, 6th Ave Belleville. It is a registered Laboratory in Barbados under the Health Se
rvice Act 1976.
Our mission is to provide specialized scientific services with emphasis on quality and quick turnaround time. Our objective is to provide accurate and reliable results which assist physicians in patient management.
ChemScreen started out as a one room, one man operation offering only basic chemistry test, full blood count and DNA paternity collection. ChemScreen has since grown in staff complement, work space and now offers a more comprehensive test listing including Serology, Microbiology and Environmental Testing.
In 2011 a Collection Centre was opened in the Warrens Healthcare Complex to complement the Belleville location and this location caters for wheel chair access. Read more......Read less