COVID-19 • 1 min read
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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.