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  • Date posted: May 30, 2018

    UKAS has now accredited its 60th organisation against the Improving Quality in Physiological Services (IQIPS) standard.  The Outside Clinic has been granted accreditation for its adult audiology services, making it the first solely domiciliary service provider to be awarded UKAS accreditation for IQIPS. Launched by the Royal College of Physicians ...

     

  • Date posted: May 24, 2018

    Following the initial expression of interest call (see below) for organisations/individuals undertaking a review of complete forensic casework, UKAS held a meeting with interested parties in June 2017 who carried out defence work in the DNA/Body fluid area. The meeting was designed to stimulate participation in a pilot study to ...

     

  • Date posted: May 21, 2018

    The ILAC MRA 2017 Annual Report has just been published on the ILAC website. As in previous years, it provides information on the activities carried out as part of the peer evaluation process in 2017 in order to ensure that both regulators and consumers of laboratory and inspection data, are ...

     

  • Date posted: May 18, 2018

      UKAS will be exhibiting at the 2018 Research and Innovation Conference & Exhibition on Tuesday 26th June in the Ricoh Arena, Coventry, to promote the value of accreditation for testing and calibration laboratories.   UKAS will be meeting players from industries such as Biotech, Chemical, Energy & Environment, Food ...

     

  • Date posted: May 18, 2018

    A new leaflet has been produced by UKAS outlining the implications of Brexit for accreditation and conformity assessment and setting out the key objectives for the withdrawal process. The leaflet sets out the importance of: UKAS’ recognition as the National Accreditation Body continuing post-Brexit UKAS continuing as a member of ...

     

  • Date posted: May 17, 2018

    UKAS will be taking part in an event in Guernsey on May 23rd to promote the value of using an accredited provider for legionella risk assessments. The event will be attended by duty holders including hotel chains, NHS facilities managers, and the major facilities management independent businesses.  The majority of ...

     

  • Date posted: May 17, 2018

    World Metrology Day, an annual event during which more than 80 countries celebrate the impact of measurement on our daily lives, will take place this Sunday (May 20th). This date was chosen in recognition of the signing of the Metre Convention on 20 May 1875, the beginning of formal international collaboration in ...

     

  • Date posted: May 15, 2018

    The 8th National Conference for Radiology Managers will take place on Thursday 24th May 2018 at The Pullman Hotel, St Pancras London. The event is free to attend for delegates and registration is now open. Click here for further details for this event. UKAS will be attending the conference to promote the accreditation of ...

     

  • Date posted: May 15, 2018

    A new date has been added for the ISO/IEC 17025:2017 Seminar, Awareness for Transition on the 21st August 2018, in Cardiff. Please follow the link below for further information about the course and to submit your booking form: ISO/IEC 17025:2017 Seminar, Awareness for Transition   This seminar aims to provide ...

     

  • Date posted: May 11, 2018

    I am delighted to announce that Matt Gantley has been appointed to succeed Paul Stennett MBE, the current UKAS Chief Executive, who retires at the end of August. Matt will commence his duties at UKAS on 1st September. With 19 years’ experience in the conformity assessment sector, Matt Gantley has ...