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  • Date posted: May 11, 2017

    This technical bulletin is relevant to all Certification Bodies accredited to ISO/IEC 17021-1 for Information Security Management Systems in accordance with ISO/IEC 27001. You may be aware that a new version of the ISMS standard has been published – BS EN ISO/IEC 27001: 2017. Please be aware that the ISO ...

     

  • 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: May 5, 2017

    The Vascular Assessment Unit (VAU) at Portsmouth Hospitals NHS Trust diagnoses an array of blood flow disorders such as arterial narrowing and deep vein thrombosis using specialised ultrasound scans.  Operating out of a purpose built department within The Queen Alexandra Hospital, the VAU’s team of 11 staff is made up ...

     

  • Date posted: May 3, 2017

    The Medical Imaging Partnership (MIP) is a private radiology company, formed over 7 years ago by experienced Radiologists, Operational Managers and IT experts.  Together these experienced professionals offer a range of managed radiology services, professional services to radiologists and consultancy-based radiology department reviews.  Its business model is focused on building ...

     

  • Date posted: April 18, 2017

    It is an ISO/IEC 17025 requirement that methods shall be validated in the matrices to be tested. In the case of pesticides in Feed, Food and Food products the general guidance is that validation should be in line with (or equivalent to) current SANTE Guidelines (at time of writing SANTE ...

     

  • Date posted: April 4, 2017

      Jointly developed by the College of Radiographers and The Royal College of Radiologists, the ISAS (Imaging Services Accreditation Scheme) is aimed at UK organisations providing diagnostic imaging services to both the NHS and private sector.  Launched in 2009, ISAS promotes best practice by comprehensively addressing patient experience, clinical effectiveness and ...

     

  • Date posted: February 27, 2017

    With over 150 members of staff, treating approximately 600 patients a day, the Medical Imaging Department is one of the largest and busiest departments within the Royal Devon and Exeter (RD&E) NHS Foundation Trust.  In addition to being open for outpatient appointments 12hrs a day, 7 days a week, the ...

     

  • Date posted: February 22, 2017

    TO ALL CERTIFICATION BODIES DELIVERING 1SO 13485 CERTIFICATION: PUBLICATION OF NEW IAF INFORMATIVE DOCUMENT ON INTERNATIONAL MEDICAL DEVICE NOMENCLATURE (IAF MDN) – IN SUPPORT OF ISO 13485 CERTIFICATION. In October 2016 IAF approved ID13 International Medical Device Nomenclature (IAF MDN) Including Medical Device Risk Classifications, Issue 1. This was published ...

     

  • 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.   . 

     

  • Date posted: February 8, 2017

    This brochure, produced by ILAC and IAF to celebrate World Accreditation Day 2017, demonstrates the role that accreditation plays in delivering confidence in the construction sector.