Laboratory Services in the HSE National Treatment Centre
The NDTC provides laboratory testing service for licit/ illicit drugs of misuse and therapeutic drugs.
Providing the largest service of this kind in the state the laboratories customers are HSE Addiction Services, General Practitioners, Voluntary Organisations, Department of Education, Department of Justice, Probation and Welfare and the Dublin Drug Court.
The Laboratory also provides a legally defensible drug testing service for the Irish Medical Council and An Bord Altrainis.
Techniques used by the laboratory include Immunoassay, LC-MS and GC-MS.
The laboratory is accredited by the Irish National Accreditation Board (INAB) to the international standard ISO/IEC 17025 since 2005. Our current scope of Accreditation can be viewed here.
The Laboratory Service Users Guide provides detailed information on laboratory services. A copy of this guide can be downloaded from the link below.