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  • 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 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 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 ...

     

  • Date posted: May 24, 2017

    UKAS is delighted to be one of the first Accreditation Bodies to become a signatory to the European Cooperation for Accreditation (EA) Multilateral Agreement (MLA) for Proficiency Testing Providers (ISO 17043).  The signing took place earlier today at the EA General Assembly which is taking place in Bled, Slovenia.   

     

  • Date posted: May 23, 2017

    The European Cooperation for Accreditation (EA) has published the 2016 Multilateral Agreement (MLA) Annual report, which provides data and information on the development in the European accreditation infrastructure, and the resource required to maintain the MLA to ensure that the Commission, national regulators and major specifiers continue to have confidence ...

     

  • Date posted: May 23, 2017

    As part of UKAS’ work to encourage the insurance market to recognise accreditation, UKAS has published an article in Howden’s PI Magazine. UKAS continues to work with ISO, IEC and representatives from the conformity assessment industry to promote the use of standards and accreditation to brokers and underwriters, as well ...

     

  • Date posted: May 22, 2017

    We are sad and sorry to write that Sir Paul Judge passed away peacefully surrounded by his close family earlier this week. Sir Paul, a UKAS Non-Executive Director between 2009 and 2016, made a valuable contribution to UKAS during this time. There will shortly be a family funeral but a ...

     

  • Date posted: May 18, 2017

    UKAS has updated the list of accreditations against ISO 14065: 2013 for assessment of monitoring plans and verification of carbon dioxide emissions from maritime transport in accordance with EU Regulation 757/2015 (MRV Shipping). Details of the scope of accreditation for each certification body can be found on the individual accreditation ...