COVID-19 1 min read

Lab News – COVID-19: Testing times for laboratories

UKAS’ Accreditation Director, Lorraine Turner, speaks to Laboratory News about the role accreditation plays in maintaining quality during a time of unprecedented demand.

Following what may have felt like a slow uptake of voluntary third-party laboratory testing support during the fight against the COVID-29 pandemic, Lorraine explains how UKAS has fast tracked accreditation and continues to assess and onboard laboratories at unprecedented rates.

The full article covers how the testing standards are set, the fast-tracking process and how quality and robustness of assessment has continued in the face of these challenges.  Read more here.