Mission, Vision & Values

Vision

National Reference Laboratory was created to increase the spectrum, coverage and overall efficiency of laboratory testing in the region, while implementing international best practice reference laboratory processes and setting a new benchmark for quality standards.

Mission

National Reference Laboratory must become the role model for the delivery of high quality patient care within the regional laboratory community, providing high-quality, cost-effective, innovative laboratory services that will enhance patient health.

Building on our laboratory management model and experience, we strive to become the region’s largest network of CAP-accredited laboratories

Initiatives will include:

 

  • The provision of reliable, timely, and informative services to physicians and other health care providers for the benefit of the patient.
  • The education of current and future laboratory technicians, physicians, and other health care professionals in the science of laboratory medicine .
  • The development of improved laboratory technology and services through applied research.
  • Fostering a workplace environment that promotes a sense of pride and accomplishment through the recognition of Innovation, Dedication, Collaboration and Professionalism.

 

Values

EXCELLENCE: in technology and consultative services.

CARING: by all staff for those we serve.

INTEGRITY: in our interactions with customers, colleagues, and ourselves.

COLLABORATION: between all stakeholders to ensure collective wisdom and knowledge.

CULTURAL SENSITIVITY: value and respect our patients, staff, and visitors regardless of cultural background, race, gender, religion or disability.