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  • Date posted: September 19, 2019

    We are delighted to be taking part and exhibiting at the IBMS Congress 2019 next week during 22-25th September at the ICC in Birmingham. We invite our existing customer’s and new to visit our stand R4 for an opportunity to meet with UKAS staff. In its multi-disciplinary format and major ...

     

  • Date posted: September 11, 2019

      Introduction This document outlines the UKAS assessment approach where the applicant or accredited laboratory does not directly manage all stages of the end to end process; in other words where critical parts of the pre-examination, examination/testing or post examination process are carried out by (an)other laboratory/laboratories. This includes laboratories ...

     

  • Date posted: September 5, 2019

    Improving Quality in Physiological Services (IQIPS) is a professionally-led assessment and accreditation scheme that ensures patients receive consistently high quality services, tests, examinations and procedures, by competent staff working in safe environments.  Managed and delivered by the United Kingdom Accreditation Service UKAS), IQIPS is developed and owned by the professional ...

     

  • Date posted: September 4, 2019

    UKAS provides in-house and public courses to support you. Whether you're looking to develop your skills as an auditor or to learn about a new standard, UKAS Academy offers a range of training courses for your learning needs.Courses for all levels delivered in a way that suits you. Delivered by subject matter experts ...

     

  • Date posted: September 4, 2019

    UKAS delivers confidence in the UK economy by declaring the competence of organisations providing conformity assessment services. Watch this video to understand the role that UKAS plays.   

     

  • Date posted: September 4, 2019

    This video provides an overview of UKAS' services and how it delivers confidence in the UK economy. 

     

  • Date posted: September 4, 2019

    UKAS accredits medical laboratories against the international standard ISO 15189: 2012, which specifies the global requirements for quality and competence. UKAS accreditation provides reassurance to patients, commissioners and healthcare providers of the quality of a diagnostic service and underpins the accuracy of over 800m pathology tests per year.  Download our [wpfilebase tag=fileurl id=1702 ...

     

  • Date posted: August 28, 2019

    Call for Expressions of Interest - Sexual Assault Referral Centres (SARCs) The United Kingdom Accreditation Service is proposing to establish a project to develop accreditation for Sexual Assault Referral Centres (SARCs) to ISO 15189:2012 – Medical Laboratories— Requirements for quality and competence; ILAC G19: 2014 Modules in Forensic Science and ...

     

  • Date posted: August 22, 2019

    The journey to gaining UKAS accreditation can sound daunting. This video provides a step-by-step guide to the process that UKAS follows. Further information can be found in the Route to Accreditation area of our website.  We are happy to help. If you are thinking about applying for accreditation, call us ...

     

  • Date posted: August 19, 2019

    A report issued by the construction industry’s Competence Steering Group (CSG) is recommending the use of UKAS accredited certification to ensure the competence of personnel involved with High Risk Residential Buildings (HRRBs). The CSG was established, under the leadership of the Construction Industry Council (CIC), to address the criticisms and ...