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  • Date posted: April 18, 2017

    It is an ISO/IEC 17025 requirement that methods shall be validated in the matrices to be tested. In the case of pesticides in Feed, Food and Food products the general guidance is that validation should be in line with (or equivalent to) current SANTE Guidelines (at time of writing SANTE ...

     

  • Date posted: April 4, 2017

      Jointly developed by the College of Radiographers and The Royal College of Radiologists, the ISAS (Imaging Services Accreditation Scheme) is aimed at UK organisations providing diagnostic imaging services to both the NHS and private sector.  Launched in 2009, ISAS promotes best practice by comprehensively addressing patient experience, clinical effectiveness and ...

     

  • Date posted: February 27, 2017

    With over 150 members of staff, treating approximately 600 patients a day, the Medical Imaging Department is one of the largest and busiest departments within the Royal Devon and Exeter (RD&E) NHS Foundation Trust.  In addition to being open for outpatient appointments 12hrs a day, 7 days a week, the ...

     

  • Date posted: February 22, 2017

    TO ALL CERTIFICATION BODIES DELIVERING 1SO 13485 CERTIFICATION: PUBLICATION OF NEW IAF INFORMATIVE DOCUMENT ON INTERNATIONAL MEDICAL DEVICE NOMENCLATURE (IAF MDN) – IN SUPPORT OF ISO 13485 CERTIFICATION. In October 2016 IAF approved ID13 International Medical Device Nomenclature (IAF MDN) Including Medical Device Risk Classifications, Issue 1. This was published ...

     

  • Date posted: February 8, 2017

    World Accreditation Day 2017 focuses on the theme of how accreditation can deliver confidence in construction and the built environment. To emphasise the importance of the theme, a joint statement from the Chairs of ILAC and IAF is available for download.   . 

     

  • Date posted: February 8, 2017

    This brochure, produced by ILAC and IAF to celebrate World Accreditation Day 2017, demonstrates the role that accreditation plays in delivering confidence in the construction sector.  

     

  • Date posted: February 6, 2017

    Established in 2005, 4ways Healthcare is one of the UK’s leading private providers of remote radiology reporting services in the UK.  Their varied range of both routine and out of hours specialist radiology services include nuclear medicine, breast MRI, mammography, cardiology and clinical audit.  They work with many NHS organisations ...

     

  • Date posted: January 30, 2017

    Since Issue 4 the following sections have been updated:-[4] Asbestos Qualifications[6] Survey Reinspections[7] 4SC – ArrangementThe updated sections reflect:Removing recent operational reference to the self-declaration process relating to reinspections4SC arrangements – the addition of reporting criteria for non-licensable activities and the need to record failuresA change to accepted qualifications demonstrating ...

     

  • Date posted: January 6, 2017

    ISO/IEC 17021 accredited Certification Bodies should be aware of developments in the ISO/IEC 17021 series of documents.CBs should note that TS documents are Technical Specifications and not direct requirement documents, however the International Accreditation Forum (IAF) has adopted these and they therefore hold the same status as IAF Mandatory Guidance ...

     

  • Date posted: December 6, 2016

    Guy’s and St Thomas’ NHS Foundation Trust (GSTT) provides a diverse portfolio of clinical services across three sites; Guy’s Hospital, St Thomas’ Hospital and Evelina London Children’s Hospital.  The Trust employs around 13,500 staff, over 450 of whom belong to the Clinical Imaging and Medical Physics (CLIMP) Directorate.  This multidisciplinary ...