About Genomics

Genomics in Queensland Healthcare


Queensland Health has a number of Statewide Services which are essential to the implementation of genomics into Queensland’s healthcare system.

Pathology Queensland

Pathology Queensland (PQ) is Queensland’s statewide public pathology service. PQ’s team of pathologists, scientists and technicians test patient samples to provide accurate diagnosis and inform patient treatment.

Forensic and Scientific Services

Forensic and Scientific Services (FSS) is Queensland Health’s forensic and public and environmental health facility. FSS provides specialist scientific and medical analysis and independent expert advice to private and public sector clients locally, nationally and internationally. FSS investigates and respond to public health threats, epidemics, civil emergencies, criminal investigations and coronial matters.

Genetic Health Queensland

Genetic Health Queensland (GHQ) is Queensland’s public genetic health services. GHQ’s Clinical Geneticists and Genetic Counsellors work together in clinics all over Queensland to diagnose and treat patients who have a suspected or known inherited or genetic health condition.

Clinical Excellence Division

Queensland Health’s Clinical Excellence Division partners with health services, clinicians and consumers to drive measurable improvements in patient care through its continual pursuit of excellence.

eHealth Queensland

eHealth Queensland is the division of Queensland Health responsible for implementing digital health in Queensland.