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  • Date posted: April 24, 2019

    European Accreditation has published the EA MLA Annual Report, which provides information on the signatories to the agreement, as well as the developments that took place in 2017 to expand the coverage and scope of the arrangement, which allows for the acceptance of accredited certificates, results and reports throughout Europe. ...

     

  • Date posted: April 18, 2019

    Read the latest edition of ILAC News, which contains an introduction from the new Chair (Etty Feller), the launch of INetQI (The global Quality Infrastructure), and the re-branding of the Conformity Assessment trade body, the TIC Council.

     

  • Date posted: April 8, 2019

    UKAS will be hosting a series of 1-hour live webinars to provide clarification and updates on the ISO/IEC 17025 transition process for laboratories.  These are being run on the following days but please note there is limited availability: Monday 29th April 2019 - 14:30 Thursday 9th May 2019 - 14:00 & 16:00 Please allow one ...

     

  • Date posted: April 8, 2019

    Please see below for the details of a communication that was sent to all UKAS customers last week regarding Brexit and the status of their UKAS accreditation:    Whatever the outcome of Brexit, whether the UK leaves the EU with or without a deal, UKAS will continue to be recognised ...

     

  • Date posted: April 4, 2019

    UKAS has published its gender pay gap results in line with the government’s Gender Pay Gap regulations introduced last April. Download a copy of the UKAS Gender Pay Gap Report 2018.

     

  • Date posted: April 2, 2019

    UKAS is continuing to develop accreditation for Cell Site Analysis. A pilot assessment programme was started in 2016 with a number of assessments undertaken. Since the original applications a number of the participants withdrew from the pilot and an issue was identified relating to the lack of groundtruth data (access ...

     

  • Date posted: March 27, 2019

    Accreditation: Adding Value to Supply Chains (#WAD2019) - June 9th 2019 The theme of this year’s World Accreditation Day, which will take place on 9th June 2019, focuses on how accreditation adds value to supply chains and procurement activities. The day has become an important fixture in the calendar to ...

     

  • Date posted: March 27, 2019

    In order to support the promotion of World Accreditation Day 2019, the following materials are available for download: Poster Joint Statement from the Chairs of ILAC and IAF Brochure with case studies

     

  • Date posted: March 11, 2019

    The British Heart Rhythm Society (BHRS) has released a position statement on IQIPS accreditation. The position statement states that it fully endorses the IQIPS scheme as it aligns with the goals and aspirations of BHRS and encourages cardiac services to participate in IQIPS accreditation.  Download a copy of the [wpfilebase ...

     

  • Date posted: February 26, 2019

    Since May 2018, the Society for Vascular Technology (SVT) have been running series of articles in their quarterly members-only newsletter about IQIPS accreditation. Authored by Alison Charig (Portsmouth Hospitals NHS Trust) & Andrew Pellew-Nabbs (Warrington & Halton Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust), the articles aim to provide guidance on IQIPS accreditation ...