» Publications relating to accreditation of Clinical Pathology Accreditation (CPA)

All CPA customers are currently in the process of transitioning to UKAS accreditation against ISO 15189. Medical laboratories can also be accredited as External Quality Assurance Providers (EQA) to ISO/IEC 17043, Conformity Assessment - General requirements for proficiency testing.  

 Medical laboratories must be fully conversant and comply with the relevant standards, which are (as applicable):

ISO 15189:2012 Medical Laboratories – Requirements for quality and competence


Copies of these standards can be obtained from BSI.

ISO/IEC 17043:2010 Conformity Assessment – General requirements for proficiency testing (External Quality Assurance Providers (EQA))

See also Publications relating to accreditation of Laboratories and Medical Laboratory accreditation (ISO 15189).


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