2022 end of year update

Over the 2022/2023 holiday period, there will be some changes to the availability of services at the Melbourne Histology Platform.

2022 end of year closure dates

The Platform will close on Friday 23rd December 2022 and reopen on Monday 16th January 2023. No MHP staff will be present during this period.

Over the closure period, only trained users who have swipecard access to the Medical Building, and appropriate approvals for working in isolation/out of business hours, will be able to access the laboratory to use the sectioning equipment or staining areas.

2022 cut-off date for lab induction or instrument training

The cut-off date for requesting a MHP lab induction or instrument training in 2022 is Friday 9th December. Any requests for training received after this date will not be actioned until we reopen in 2023.

2022 cut-off date for paraffin processing

The cut-off date for paraffin processing in 2022 is Tuesday 20th December. After COB on 20th December, no samples will be accepted for paraffin processing until Monday 16th January 2023.