Modernising Pathology Programme
Modernising Pathology ProgrammeA programme launched by the UK’s Department of Health in 1999 with the goals of improving the quality and efficiency of NHS pathology services, and encouraging the introduction of new technologies and practices to improve patient care.
• Incompatibility of information systems between hospitals and surgeries.
• Need for a dedicated and efficient transportation system from the spokes to the hub laboratory.
• Sharing of staff resulted in inefficiencies.