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  • Date posted: August 4, 2015

    Download this briefing note prepared for Government, to provide information about the role of accreditation and how accreditation can support government policies.The efficient delivery of policy and a further reduction of the burden of regulation are central ambitions for Government. UKAS has worked closely with previous governments to help deliver policies in ...

     

  • Date posted: July 11, 2015

    IQIPS is a professionally led accreditation scheme with the aim of improving services, care and safety for patients undergoing physiological tests, examinations and procedures. UKAS accreditation for IQIPS offers the benefits of sharing best practice and the opportunity to enhance efficiency with evidence for local leverage. Accreditation also brings national recognition to the service with a badge of quality. [wpfilebase tag=fileurl id=1339 linktext='Click ...

     

  • Date posted: July 11, 2015

    If you are thinking about using testing, calibration, inspection or certification to support your business but you are not sure about the difference between accreditation and certification, our guide What is the right choice for you? explains all. 

     

  • Date posted: July 11, 2015

    The need to drive up the quality of care for patients, whilst delivering efficiency and productivity, is a key principle for commissioners of healthcare services, both local commissioners (CCGs) and national specialised commissioners in NHS England (NHSE). UKAS accreditation is a tool that can be used to support the commissioning of healthcare services that ...

     

  • Date posted: July 10, 2015

    Do you commission the testing of food samples?Do you need to ensure quality and safety through the test results?Download this brochure which sets out the benefits of using a UKAS-accredited laboratory to carry out testing on food and food products.  

     

  • Date posted: March 11, 2015

    Standards and accreditation are market-based tools that can be used by Government policy makers to deliver better regulation. These tools are not as widely known and understood, or used, as they should be. This Handbook therefore contains an overview for Ministers explaining why and how these tools could be used in their ...

     

  • Date posted: March 11, 2015

    The desire to deliver government policy in innovative and cost-effective ways is leading to the increasing use of accreditation across a wide range of Scottish Government policy areas including better regulation, good governance, fair markets and public confidence. Find out how accreditation can help you in your role as a policy ...

     

  • Date posted: March 11, 2015

    Do you commission a laboratory to fulfil your testing needs? Can you be sure that they supply you with accurate and reliable results? If you do, you will want to make sure that the organisation undertaking your testing has the people, facilities, technical expertise, management systems and track records to undertake the work professionally and competently.[wpfilebase ...

     

  • Date posted: March 11, 2015

    As an operator with a permit from the Environment Agency under the Environmental Permitting Regulations (EPR), you will be aware that it requires you to ensure the monitoring of process emissions is performed correctly to ensure your emissions are within the permitted limits. Where third party organisations are used to conduct this monitoring, it is an ...

     

  • Date posted: March 11, 2015

    A certification body accredited by UKAS has proved that it complies with best practice and is competent to deliver a consistently reliable and impartial service which meets the appropriate, internationally-recognised standard. This brochure sets out how you can gain full value from the certification process and how to ...