UKAS will be exhibiting at the Commissioning in Healthcare event, a the leading platform for healthcare leaders involved in the commissioning of NHS services, to promote how accreditation can be used to support informed commissioning decisions. 

UKAS will use the event to raise awareness of ISAS, IQIPS, Pathology and social care home accreditation services to CCGs, the NHS and the wider healthcare sector. The event has the backing of some high-level supporters including NICE, NHS Clinical Commissioners, and the Crown Commercial Services. 

UKAS will be attending the exhibition so do come and visit us on stand number C292 to discuss the healthcare schemes delivered by UKAS. 

Click here to find out more about this leading healthcare event.  

Further information for Commissioners:

The influence and use of UKAS Accreditation in healthcare continues to grow across a wide range of areas, to support the delivery of informed and effective purchasing, good governance and public confidence. Accreditation is provided to diagnostic services such as pathology laboratories, physiological services, imaging services, point of care testing, as well as service providers such as dental practices and adult social care homes. 

Resources for Commissioners, including independent guidance documents, can be found here

The benefits of accreditation for Commissioners include:

  • Providing an independent assurance of quality and safety that supports commissioning decisions to deliver better care and value for patients.
  • Providing a mechanism for measuring quality improvement.
  • Supporting consistency in the quality of care.

Further information is available in this briefing paper for Healthcare Commissioners.