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Oct 25 2014

Welcome to WEQAS

Updated 16/10/2014

Upcoming distribution information

 October - November 2014 Distribution Dates
Send-Out Date Scheme Distribution Code Return Date
30 September 2014 BNP/NT-PRO BNP BNP53/NT-PRO53 14 October 2014
POCT INR INR0914 21 October 2014
06 October 2014 Clinical Chemistry Schemes
Mainline / ED Tox Scheme / Bilirubin
PU / SP79 /B250 20 October 2014
07 October 2014 POCT Glucose and Ketones 1014 21 October 2014
13 October 2014 POCT Creatinine CR9 27 October 2014
POCT Lipids 1014 03 November 2014
14 October 2014 Faecal Occult Blood T.B.C 03 November 2014
15 October 2014 CRP CRP25 29 October 2014
20 October 2014 Blood Gases / Co-oximetry P236 / C236 03 November 2014
21 October 2014 Urine Chemistry U142 4 November 2014
Oxalate/Citrate OC133
GHb (Lyophilised Samples) H222
22 October 2014 Therapeutic Drug Monitoring TDM15 05 November 2014
27 October 2014 Haematinics / Lipids F177 / L323 10 November 2014
Ammonia AM144
28 October 2014 Porphyrin A72 18 November 2014
29 October 2014 Immunoassay Schemes:
Endocrine/Serum & Plasma Cardiac Markers
S209/N171/PL108 12 November 2014
Homocysteine HCY63
Bile Acids BA120
03 November 2014 Clinical Chemistry Schemes
Mainline / ED Tox Scheme / Bilirubin
PV / SP80 /B251 17 November 2014
Pre-term Labour Markers PTL14
04 November 2014 POCT HIV HIV27 18 November 2014
POCT Haemoglobin HB1114 25 November 2014

WEQAS UKAS Accredited to ISO 17043, 17025 and 15195

WEQAS is accredited to ISO 17043 and the Reference Laboratory is the only laboratory in the UK to have achieved accreditation of Medical Reference Laboratories against ISO 15195 in combination with ISO/IEC 17025:2005.   The Schedules of Accreditation for WEQAS Proficiency Testing and the Reference Laboratory are available to view from the UKAS website.

Schedule of Accreditation for WEQAS Proficiency Testing 

Schedule of Accreditation for WEQAS Reference Laboratory

Latest news & events

01/02/14

Pathology Quality Assurance Review

This review has highlighted a need for Pathology QA services to be updated, recommendations for quality to be scrutinised, enhanced and made transparent. WEQAS EQA services can assist in ensuring analytical testing is robust and fit for purpose, we can assist in the provision of transparent and well evidenced QA. The Pathology Quality Assurance Review is available to download from our online "Resources".

03/12/14 - 04/12/14

WEQAS User Group Meeting and Seminar 2014

WEQAS User Group Meeting and Seminar will be held at the Hilton Hotel in Cardiff on the 3rd and 4th December 2014. With changing technologies, techniques and complexities, our programme this year highlights the increasing need to ensure there is a focus on Quality Assurance, Accreditation and Best Practice.