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  • Date posted: June 16, 2017

    Exova is one of the world’s leading laboratory-based testing groups, trusted by organisations to test and advise on the safety, quality and performance of their products and operations.  Headquartered in Edinburgh, Exova is a global organisation with offices in 33 countries, a workforce of around 4,200 people throughout Europe, the ...

     

  • Date posted: June 13, 2017

    NHSE, UKAS and IPEM have recently published a joint statement regarding the accreditation of Clinical Engineering and Physical Science Services. The United Kingdom Accreditation Service (UKAS) has been approached by NHSE and IPEM to manage and deliver accreditation for those specialisms falling under the healthcare science clinical engineering and physical ...

     

  • Date posted: June 8, 2017

    If you are considering applying for IQIPS accreditation, please take advantage of the wide range of pre-application support and resources that are available to you. This will ensure that your service is confident and prepared to continue the journey towards accreditation when you formally apply. Find out more

     

  • Date posted: June 7, 2017

    ILAC has just published a new document: ILAC G27 - Guidance on measurements performed as part of an inspection process. This document is intended to provide guidance on measurements carried out as part of an inspection activity for both inspection bodies and the accreditation bodies assessing inspection bodies. The key ...

     

  • Date posted: June 7, 2017

    If you are considering applying for ISAS accreditation, please take advantage of the wide range of pre-application support and resources that are available to you. This will ensure that your service is confident and prepared to continue the journey towards accreditation when you formally apply. Find out more

     

  • Date posted: June 5, 2017

    UKAS will be attending the 14th Annual Conference of the British Academy of Audiology (BAA) in Bournemouth.  The BAA is the largest audiology conference in the UK, so it attracts a host of international speakers. The conference is multidisciplinary in its focus, allowing for participation from healthcare professionals in other related ...

     

  • Date posted: June 5, 2017

    The Heart Rhythm Congress (HRC) will be taking place between 1 - 4 October 2017 at the ICC in Birmingham. It is the largest heart rhythm event in the UK, providing an unrivalled opportunity for health care professionals interested in the management of arrhythmias to share effective practice, show case ...

     

  • Date posted: May 31, 2017

    The EA Certification Committee has now published its list of Frequently Asked Questions on the EA website. The FAQs originate from questions raised and answered at each EA Certification Committee meeting, the list will be updated as the answers to questions at subsequent meetings are finalised. It is important to ...

     

  • Date posted: May 30, 2017

    Accreditation of Certification Bodies for ISO 17024 - Personnel Certification for water sampling in accordance with the Private Supply Regulations 2016 (England) and Private Supply Regulations as amended 2010 (Wales) Sampling The United Kingdom Accreditation Service is proposing to establish a project to develop accreditation for ISO/IEC 17024, Conformity assessment ...

     

  • Date posted: May 30, 2017

    ILAC and its accreditation body members, such as UKAS, invest significant effort and resource to maintain the integrity and consistency of the global multi-recognition arrangement through a peer evaluation process. This report sets out the detailed activity that is carried out as part of the peer evaluation process, to ensure that regulators, specifiers, and ...