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  • Date posted: May 22, 2020

    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: May 22, 2020

    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: May 14, 2020

    If you are considering accreditation, see this overview of the benefits you can enjoy as a result of being accredited.  Download 'Benefits of being UKAS accredited'

     

  • Date posted: May 14, 2020

    Standards make life safer, healthier and easier for people, organisations, and enterprises all over the world. Find out about accreditation and it can help you deliver trust, innovation and contribute to a safer, healthier and easier world for people and organisations. Download 'What is Accreditation?'

     

  • Date posted: May 14, 2020

    Gaining accreditation is not as daunting as it sounds. If you are beginning your journey to accreditation, read this quick guide which gives you an overview of the process in 10 simple steps.  Download '10 Steps to Accreditation'

     

  • Date posted: May 13, 2020

    The onset of the Covid-19 pandemic meant organisations had to quickly adapt their ‘normal’ working practices to fit in with government guidelines on social distancing.  Recognising that many accredited organisations needed to maintain their accreditation for legal, practical or business reasons during the lockdown, UKAS quickly brought forward its plan ...

     

  • Date posted: May 12, 2020

    Our Operations Team Leader for Healthcare Le Tran shares her experience of remote working following Covid-19 How have you as an individual adapted to working from home? It took a few weeks to adjust to the new set up but having a set workspace is important – even though it’s just ...

     

  • Date posted: May 7, 2020

    This Bulletin has been produced to ensure that accredited certification bodies providing food safety certification services are aware of the Guidance on Remote Auditing Activities published by the IAF Food Working Group Task Force on April 23th 2020. The IAF Task Force document explains which are the steps that should ...

     

  • Date posted: May 6, 2020

    Introducing you to our trainer Rachel Boyer-Blanchard, for the 'Medical Laboratories ISO 15189:2012' training course  How did you get into Medical Laboratories sector? I qualified as a Biomedical Scientist in 1995 but rather than head into the NHS Diagnostic Laboratories I went to work in University Research on projects looking at developing ...

     

  • Date posted: April 28, 2020

    IAF has stated in a new FAQ that all standards transitions and migrations have been extended by 6 months, the answer to FAQ 20 states “Yes, transition periods are extended for six months. The audit for transition can be done with remote audit techniques, following what has already been clarified ...