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  • Date posted: March 7, 2016

    The neurophysiology department at Calderdale and Huddersfield NHS Foundation Trust is the first of its kind to achieve UKAS accreditation to the Improving Quality in Physiology Service (IQIPS) standard.Chris Monaco managed the seven strong neurophysiology team.  Although a relatively small and niche department, it exerts a big influence on patient ...

     

  • Date posted: February 16, 2016

    Whilst building regulations may vary nationally, they are united globally when it comes to preventing the spread of fire.  Building legislation across the world requires that separating elements such as doors, walls and glazed screens (as well as items going through these walls including pipes and cables) have a known ...

     

  • Date posted: January 12, 2016

    Neil Meadows had his doubts when he first heard his department was about to work towards accreditation under the Imaging Service Accreditation Scheme (ISAS).Neil, angiography section head at Peterborough and Stamford NHS Foundation Trust, explains: “My colleague Claire Bevan was leading the work and when we first spoke about it ...

     

  • Date posted: October 28, 2015

    Originally founded in 1992, Healthy Buildings International (HBI) started life as an independent environmental consultancy, specialising in the identification and control of air and water borne pollutants.  Today, HBI’s UK operation delivers high-quality, independent health, safety and compliance consultancy for buildings in the UK, as well as across Europe and ...

     

  • Date posted: October 27, 2015

    Established just over 100 years ago, Bellingham + Stanley specialises in the design, manufacture, sales and servicing of laboratory equipment for measuring the amount of dissolved solid content and optically active characteristics of liquids.  Based at a purpose built site in Tunbridge Wells, Bellingham + Stanley is a vital part ...

     

  • Date posted: October 27, 2015

    It’s been a little over a year since we achieved IQIPS accreditation at five of our eight vascular sites. The initial assessment was a complex process which involved a lot of hard work from my team to complete the mandatory actions and make progress on the recommended actions that came ...

     

  • Date posted: October 26, 2015

    Established in 1944 to specifically develop commercial products based on research carried out by the Kobayashi institute of Physical Research in Japan, Rion is one of the largest manufacturers of sound and vibration measurement instrumentation in the world.  Rion also manufactures precision medical instruments and hearing aids and still maintains ...

     

  • Date posted: July 13, 2015

    In forensic testing and analysis, it is vital that the services in question give accurate and reliable results.  The quality of forensic analysis has been underpinned by accreditation for almost 20 years.  The main purpose of accreditation is to determine, in the public interest, the technical competence and integrity of ...

     

  • Date posted: July 6, 2015

    Computer use – and therefore misuse – has the potential to leave a complex digital trail deep within the device.  The same applies to mobile phones and any other digital devices.  Should any misuse need to be investigated this digital trail could yield valuable evidence.  However, the method by which ...

     

  • Date posted: May 11, 2015

     Lucion Environmental is a privately owned asbestos consultancy offering trusted hazard management to the built and marine environments.  Started in late 2002 by two asbestos management specialists, the company has now grown to over 150 full time employees, 112 of which are asbestos surveyors and air/bulk analysts.  Operating out of ...