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  • 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.  

     

  • Date posted: February 6, 2017

    Established in 2005, 4ways Healthcare is one of the UK’s leading private providers of remote radiology reporting services in the UK.  Their varied range of both routine and out of hours specialist radiology services include nuclear medicine, breast MRI, mammography, cardiology and clinical audit.  They work with many NHS organisations ...

     

  • Date posted: January 30, 2017

    Since Issue 4 the following sections have been updated:-[4] Asbestos Qualifications[6] Survey Reinspections[7] 4SC – ArrangementThe updated sections reflect:Removing recent operational reference to the self-declaration process relating to reinspections4SC arrangements – the addition of reporting criteria for non-licensable activities and the need to record failuresA change to accepted qualifications demonstrating ...

     

  • Date posted: January 6, 2017

    ISO/IEC 17021 accredited Certification Bodies should be aware of developments in the ISO/IEC 17021 series of documents.CBs should note that TS documents are Technical Specifications and not direct requirement documents, however the International Accreditation Forum (IAF) has adopted these and they therefore hold the same status as IAF Mandatory Guidance ...

     

  • Date posted: December 6, 2016

    Guy’s and St Thomas’ NHS Foundation Trust (GSTT) provides a diverse portfolio of clinical services across three sites; Guy’s Hospital, St Thomas’ Hospital and Evelina London Children’s Hospital.  The Trust employs around 13,500 staff, over 450 of whom belong to the Clinical Imaging and Medical Physics (CLIMP) Directorate.  This multidisciplinary ...

     

  • Date posted: December 6, 2016

     Earlier in 2016, University Hospitals Coventry and Warwickshire (UHCW) NHS Trust became the UK’s first respiratory and sleep services provider to gain UKAS accreditation under the Improving Quality in Physiological Services (IQIPS) programme.IQIPS is hosted by the Royal College of Physicians’ (RCP) and sponsored by Professor Sue Hill, Chief Scientific ...

     

  • Date posted: December 6, 2016

    Sheffield Children’s Hospital (SCH) has a fantastic reputation as a Centre of Excellence, and as a specialised Children’s Trust.  Hearing Services at Sheffield Children’s NHS Foundation Trust provide a full range of diagnostic assessments for children aged 0 – 16 years of age.  Whilst the department does offer a comprehensive ...

     

  • Date posted: December 5, 2016

    Swansea Materials Research & Testing Ltd (SMaRT Ltd) is a specialised supplier of mechanical test data to industry and academia.  Established in 2009 as a spin out company by Swansea University, SMaRT’s three staff initially focused on the aerospace industry.  Today, the company has grown to encompass blue chip companies ...

     

  • Date posted: November 15, 2016

    Pennine Care NHS Foundation Trust offers a wide range of both adult and paediatric audiology services to patients in the Bury, Oldham, Heywood, Middleton and Rochdale areas.  The harmonised team of 42 clinical and 10 administrative staff operate specific clinics for assessment, rehabilitation, tinnitus and balance services across 13 different ...