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  • Date posted: August 11, 2017

    The United Kingdom Accreditation Service is proposing to establish a project to develop accreditation for the certification of event sustainability management systems (ISO 20121). UKAS intends to run a pilot programme and is inviting expressions of interest from organisations that wish to seek accreditation for this activity. Participants in the ...

     

  • Date posted: August 9, 2017

    The Association for Respiratory Technology & Physiology (ARTP) will holding their annual conference in Brighton on 25th & 26th January 2018. This two day conference offers a comprehensive programme to healthcare professionals with an interest in respiratory and sleep physiology and is delivered by a range of engaging speakers covering ...

     

  • Date posted: August 9, 2017

    The British Medical Ultrasound Society (BMUS) will be holding their 49th Annual Scientific Meeting in Cheltenham on 6th - 8th December 2017.  The programme for this three day conference includes three scientific streams, as well as a number of Masterclasses, integrated training and practical sessions.  UKAS will be attending this ...

     

  • Date posted: August 9, 2017

    UKAS will be exhibiting at the POCT Connectivity National Networking Forum to share how accreditation of POCT allows providers to demonstrate that they comply with defined standards and best practice. It provides assurance of the competence of the service, reduces risk and can act as a leverage for change or service improvement. ...

     

  • Date posted: August 9, 2017

    UKAS will be speaking and exhibiting at a two day scientific conference covering all aspects of medical engineering and physics, from academic research to clinical practice. The event is a collaboration between Institute of Physics and Engineering in Medicine (IPEM) and King's College London and is expected to attract more than ...

     

  • Date posted: August 7, 2017

    Having been approached by NHS England (NHSE) and the Institute of Physics and Engineering in Medicine (IPEM), UKAS is developing accreditation for clinical engineering and physical science services.  Find out more on the latest developments in the Accreditation of the Medical Physics and Clinical Engineering scheme (MPACE).  UKAS will participate ...

     

  • Date posted: July 28, 2017

    The latest news bulletin from European Accreditation has been published. It contains articles on the collaboration with the European Union Agency For Railways, the latest developments on the European Commission Initiative on Breast Cancer, information on the MRV (Monitoring, Reporting and Verification) regulation, and information on the 18th International Metrology Congress where UKAS ...

     

  • Date posted: July 27, 2017

    On 18 July 2017 UKAS announced the first accreditations against ISO 14065 for verification of assertions about carbon sequestration in accordance with the Forestry Commission Woodland Carbon Code. Organisations have already been accredited for validation of woodland projects, and this announcement adds verification to the accreditation of organisations for this ...

     

  • Date posted: July 19, 2017

      UKAS will be speaking about the Imaging Services Accreditation Scheme (ISAS) at the Diagnostics Boot Camp on Wednesday 22nd November 2017  at The Royal Society of Medicine, 1 Wimpole Street, London W1.  This is a one day event that will address medical diagnostics, and have four tracks, focusing on Laboratory, Imaging, Cancer and Digital Pathology ...

     

  • Date posted: July 14, 2017

    On 30 June 2017 UKAS announced the first accreditation against ISO 14065 for verification of claims under the Green Gas Trading Limited (GGT) Biomethane Certification Scheme (BMCS). Details of the scope of accreditation for the accredited verification body can be found on the individual accreditation schedule on the UKAS website. ...