Wellington goes live with game-changing PCR analyser

The ­Wellington SCL laboratory, part of the Asia Pacific Healthcare Group (APHG) network hit the go button on a new state of the art automated molecular testing platform.

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APHG support vaccination requirement for healthcare workers

Our teams all work with a wide variety of people throughout our day, including many in a healthcare setting and with the Delta variant of COVID-19 being so highly transmissible, we are supportive of…

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Over 10,000 workers register for saliva testing

A suite of resources, collection booths and drop-off boxes, instructional videos and information has been developed for the saliva testing programme and continues to be expanded to make saliva…

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Joint statement re saliva testing

Our laboratory response in Aotearoa New Zealand has been dedicated, agile and world class. The APHG laboratories were among the first to develop and stand-up nasopharyngeal PCR testing at the…

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APHG welcomes contract extension to provide saliva testing for Permitted Workers crossing alert level boundaries

Today, the Asia Pacific Healthcare Group (APHG) welcomed the opportunity to provide additional surveillance testing using saliva as a sample for permitted workers crossing alert level boundaries.

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Whatever it takes – Team APHG gears up for Delta

Once again, teams across the country, no matter their role or location, gear up to increase testing capacity, redeploy to where support is needed most, secure supply chains, extend lab operations,…

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APHG laboratories complete 1 million COVID-19 tests

In August 2021, APHG laboratories completed its 1 millionth Covid-19 test as part of the national response to eliminating Covid-19 in New Zealand - the largest testing volume for a single provider.

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Saliva testing underway for border workforce

COVID-19 saliva testing for border workers got underway this month - a service provided by the Asia Pacific Healthcare Group (APHG) on behalf of the Ministry of Health. Saliva testing gives border…

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