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  • Date posted: September 13, 2017

    IAF and the International Organization for Standardization (ISO) have published a joint statement to note that 15 September 2017 marks one year before all organisations certified to the 2008 version of the quality management system standard ISO 9001 and the 2004 version of the environmental management system standard ISO 14001 ...

     

  • Date posted: September 12, 2017

    UKAS announced in a Technical Bulletin dated 21 July 2017 that Regulation (EU) 910/2014 on electronic identification and trust services for electronic transactions in the internal market (the eIDAS Regulation) came into force on 1 July 2017. The Regulation requires Trust Service Providers (TSPs) to gain ‘qualified status’. This involves ...

     

  • Date posted: September 11, 2017

    UKAS will be exhibiting and presenting at Lab Innovations on November 1&2 in Birmingham. As a leading stakeholder in the testing and calibration sector, UKAS will have a strong presence at the UK’s only trade exhibition dedicated to the laboratory sector. The exhibition will provide laboratories from all sectors with ...

     

  • Date posted: September 6, 2017

    UKAS has been working with the International Organization for Standardization (ISO) and representative bodies such as the Independent International Organisation for Certification (IIOC) and IQNet, to explore how standards and accredited conformity assessment can better understand the issues and opportunities faced by insurers, in order to identify the potential for ...

     

  • 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 ...