The HPHA laboratories have successfully sustained World-Class Clinical Laboratory Accreditation for over 15 years.

Our laboratories provide service to meet the clinical needs of inpatients, emergency department and hospital clinics at our four hospital sites. 

Services provided include:

  • Core laboratory including chemistry, hematology and transfusion medicine
  • Microbiology
  • Anatomical pathology

Tests and procedures that our medical laboratory staff perform provide critical information enabling doctors to diagnose, treat and monitor a patient’s condition.

Outpatient Laboratory Testing

Service Update

Please note that Community (outpatient) laboratory services at the Stratford General Hospital will no longer be offered effective Wednesday, January 6, 2021.  This change will ensure timely and appropriate support to patients in our Emergency Departments, Inpatient Units and registered hospital clinics.

Effective January 6, 2021, community members who are not actively receiving treatment at Stratford General Hospital, with requisitions from their doctor’s offices or other healthcare providers, can visit one of the community laboratory service providers operating in Stratford which include:  

  • LifeLabs located at 342 Erie St – Suite 106.
  • Dynacare Laboratories located at 444 Douro St. Unit 106. 

More information can be found in this media release.




InterHospital Laboratory Partnership

HPHA Laboratories are part of an InterHospital Laboratory Partnership (IHLP). IHLP consists of our four HPHA Labs as well as South Huron Hospital (Exeter), Alexandra Marine & General Hospital (Goderich), Listowel Wingham Hospitals Alliance, Hanover & District Hospital, North Wellington Healthcare Corporation (Mt. Forest and Palmerston Sites) Groves Memorial (Fergus).

Visit the IHLP website!