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Schemes, Interpretation, etc.

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Products, Portfolio Resources, etc.

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Dec 19 2014

Welcome to WEQAS

Updated 08/12/2014

Upcoming distribution information

  November - December 2014 Distribution Dates
Send-Out Date Scheme Distribution Code Return Date
19 November 2014 BNP / NT-PROBNP BNP54 / NT-PRO54 03 December 2014
POCT INR INR1114 10 December 2014
24 November 2014 Haematinics / Lipids F178 / L324 08 December 2014
Ammonia AM145
25 November 2014 Therapeutic Drug Monitoring TDM16 09 December 2014
26 November 2014 Immunoassay Schemes:
Endocrine/Serum & Plasma Cardiac Markers
S210/N172/PL109 10 December 2014
Bile Acids BA121
01 December 2014 Clinical Chemistry Schemes:
Mainline/ED Tox/Bilirubin
PW /EDTox81 / B252 15 December 2014
02 December 2014 POCT Glucose and Ketones 1214 23 December 2014
08 December 2014 POCT Creatinine CR10 22 December 2014
POCT Lipids 1214 30 December 2014
15 December 2014 Urine Chemistry U144 29 December 2014
Oxalate / Citrate OC135
GHb (Lyophilised Samples) H224
16 December 2014 CRP CR26 02 January 2015
Therapeutic Drug Monitoring TDM17
29 December 2014 Haematinics / Lipids F179 / L325 13 January 2015
Ammonia AM146
30 December 2014 Immunoassay Schemes:
Endocrine/Serum & Plasma Cardiac Markers
S211/N173/PL110 14 January 2015
Homocysteine HCY64
Bile Acids BA122

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


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

Thank you to all our participants who joined us at our WEQAS User Group Meeting and Scientific Seminar, Hilton Hotel, Cardiff, 3rd and 4th December 2014. The presentations will be available shortly to download from online "Resources".