Sonic Healthcare is an internationally renowned healthcare provider with specialist operations in:
Sonic's Federated Model is a corporate and management structure that supports Sonic companies with global resources, unites them with a common vision and corporate culture, and empowers them with the autonomy and individual identity necessary to create and maintain goodwill by meeting the specific needs of their local community.
Sonic Healthcare is the market leader in laboratory medicine / pathology in Australia, Germany, Switzerland, the UK and Northern Belgium (Flanders), and the third largest private laboratory company in the US.
Our state-of-the-art laboratories are staffed by more than 1,200 specialist pathologists and thousands of medical scientists and technicians, providing clinicians with timely and accurate results for optimal patient management.
All Sonic laboratories meet and exceed the accreditation requirements mandated by the relevant local accreditation authority for all the testing we perform. In addition, many of our pathology laboratories in the Sonic Healthcare group are accredited to ISO 15189:2012 Medical Laboratories – Requirements for Quality and Competence (ISO 15189). This allows us to work collaboratively with our different quality groups across the world, ensuring, where possible, that procedures and processes are standardised across the Sonic network of practices.
Sonic Healthcare practices in the United Kingdom include The Doctors Laboratory (TDL), Health Services Laboratory (a progressive partnership) and TDL Trials.
TDL is the largest independent provider of clinical laboratory diagnostic services in the UK. In 2016, TDL commenced a progressive partnership with Royal Free London NHS Foundation Trust (the Royal Free London) and University College London Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust (UCLH) to establish Health Services Laboratory (HSL). The new laboratory has been established to provide medically-led diagnostics, innovation, value and long-term investment in healthcare.
Sonic Healthcare Switzerland is the largest provider of laboratory medicine in Switzerland, comprising of more than 15 comprehensive and specialist medical laboratories operated by Medica, headquartered in Zurich, and Medisupport which has its headquarters in Lucerne.
Sonic Healthcare is the second largest diagnostic imaging provider in Australia.
All Sonic’s diagnostic imaging practices are independently accredited against the Diagnostic Imaging Accreditation Scheme (DIAS) and guided by the Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Radiologists (RANZCR) Standards of Practice. Our practices also comply with all relevant standards regarding private health regulation and radiation safety.
Sonic Clinical Services is Sonic's primary care division, with 222 medical centres and approximately 2,500 doctors with 10 million patient consultations annually.
Every Sonic primary care medical centre is accredited in accordance with the Standards for general practice, set by the Royal Australian College of General Practitioners (RACGP). The accreditation process is based on a three-year audit cycle, and is conducted by approved external providers, Quality Practice Accreditation (QPA) or Australian General Practice Accreditation (AGPAL). This process ensures that our practices meet the requirements of the government-endorsed industry standards set by the RACGP.