Research Services

Quick links

Research data for non-NSWHP research

If you are a non-NSW Health Pathology researcher and would like to request data for use in
your research, please contact the NSW Health Pathology Research Governance Office. 
Phone: (02) 9464 4766 and email:

For data requests requiring linkage, NSW Health Pathology recommends contacting CHeReL.

All data requests will need to be internally reviewed on a case-by-case basis.

If approved, NSW Health Pathology follows NSW Health Policy Directive PD2008_001 Disclosure of Unit Record Data by putting in place an authority for data release authorisation AND disclosure of information form before releasing any data.

Potential collaboration opportunities

If you would like to discuss a potential research collaboration with NSW Health Pathology, please speak with our Research and Innovation Office.

Phone: (02) 4920 4033

Services for external research

If you would like to request NSW Health Pathology clinical, forensic or NSW Health Statewide Biobank services to support your research project, please contact the relevant NSW Health Pathology Research Coordinator listed below.

Need prices for upcoming research projects or grant budgets? 

NSW Health Pathology is launching its first statewide pricing model  (PDF 3.4MB)for research services, which will come into effect from 1 January 2021. The new model aims to provide consistency across multi-centre research projects and equity of access to research services for researchers in both metropolitan and regional parts of NSW. You will find some more information regarding the upcoming changes here (PDF 176.6KB).


NSW Health Pathology Research Coordinators

Clinical Operations

(vial location)



Hunter New England
Central Coast
Mid North Coast
Northern Sydney
Northern NSW

Michelle Spiers

Rebecca Walters

South Western Sydney

Rina Upadhyay



South Eastern Sydney

Hayter Wong

Karla Jerez

Illawarra Shoalhaven

Vidiya Ramachandran

Western Sydney


Masood Farooq (tissue)
Zarah Timbol (non-tissue)

Nepean Blue Mountains

David Smith (tissue)

Zarah Timbol (non-tissue)

Rural and Regional NSW

Neil Catlett

Statewide Service



Forensic and Analytical Science

Stephanie Hales

NSW Health Statewide Biobank

Michael Evtushenko

Point of Care Testing (PoCT)

Andrew Sargeant


Nicole Pearce

Liquid chromatography–mass spectrometry (LC-MS)

Christopher Hodgkins

NSW Health Statewide Biobank

Michael Evtushenko



Research policies

You can read more about the policies, procedures, guidelines and supporting documents that govern our research in NSW Health Pathology here. The policies are contained in the NSW Health Pathology Policy Library.