Professional self-government of laboratory diagnosticians---
The self-government of laboratory diagnosticians operates on the basis of the provisions of the Act of 27 July 2001 on laboratory diagnostics.
The membership of laboratory diagnosticians to the self-government is obligatory.
The professional self-government is independent in performing its tasks and is subject only to the provisions of the Act.
The sole organisational unit of the self-government of laboratory diagnosticians is The National Chamber of Laboratory Diagnosticians, having its seat in Warsaw.
The tasks of the self-government include in particular:
- supervision over the due performance of laboratory diagnosis;
- representing laboratory diagnosticians and protecting their professional interests;
- acting for permanent improvement of professional qualifications of laboratory diagnosticians;
- participating in the determination of standards and principles for the evaluation of activities performed by laboratory diagnosticians;
- integrating the circles of laboratory diagnosticians;
- conducting health care research.
The self-government of laboratory diagnosticians performs its tasks by:
- providing opinion about draft legislations and presenting applications concerning legal provisions related to health care;
- maintaining register of laboratory diagnosticians and a register of laboratories;
- conducting disciplinary proceedings for laboratory diagnosticians;
- recognising the right to practise the profession of a laboratory diagnostician;
- supervising and evaluating laboratory diagnosis performed by laboratory diagnosticians;
- suspending and depriving of the right to practise the profession and restricting the practice of the profession.