Date posted: May 18, 2018
A new leaflet has been produced by UKAS outlining the implications of Brexit for accreditation and conformity assessment and setting out the key objectives for the withdrawal process. The leaflet sets out the importance of: UKAS’ recognition as the National Accreditation Body continuing post-Brexit UKAS continuing as a member of ...
Date posted: March 9, 2018
The International Accreditation Forum (IAF) and the International Organization for Standardization (ISO) have produced a joint document that sets out a statement of outcomes that are to be expected as a result of accredited certification to all management systems standards. The intention of the document is that it promote a ...
Date posted: January 31, 2018
This brochure provides information about how UKAS accreditation can be used as a tool across the construction sector to assure quality and provide assurance in a wide range of areas. With an increasing need for smart, clean and safe construction, UKAS accreditation supports the construction sector by providing a way to ...
Date posted: December 1, 2017
Following the publication of ISO/IEC 17025:2017, ISO has published a brochure to set out the key differences in the standard. A copy of the brochure can be downloaded here.
Date posted: September 18, 2017
UKAS, in conjunction with the Institute for Physics and Engineering in Medicine (IPEM) and NHS England, is developing a new accreditation scheme for Medical Physics and Clinical Engineering services, to be known as MPACE. An introduction to the scheme and the progress that has been made with the project so far is ...
Date posted: August 29, 2017
All customers currently accredited against the CPA POCT Standards will now undergo a transition to UKAS accreditation against ISO 22870:2006 Point-of-care testing (POCT) – Requirements for quality and competence. This transition is running alongside the ISO 15189:2012 transition.
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 [wpfilebase tag=fileurl id=1518 ...
Date posted: June 7, 2017
If you are considering applying for imaging accreditation against the Quality Standard for Imaging (QSI), formerly known as ISAS, please take advantage of the wide range of pre-application support and resources that are available to you to ensure that your service is confident and prepared to continue the journey towards accreditation when you formally ...
Date posted: May 10, 2017
UKAS has prepared ‘the case for accreditation’ aimed at large consultancies and research organisations. The briefing note is intended to provide an introduction to support UKAS’ engagement with these organisations, so that they are in a position to understand that accreditation is a proven tool to solve the issue of delivering ...
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. .