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Aug 01 2014

Welcome to WEQAS

Updated 28/07/14

Upcoming distribution information

July - August 2014 Distribution Dates
Send-Out Date Scheme Distribution Code Return Date
01 July 2014 POCT Glucose and Ketones 0714 22 July 2014
07 July 2014 POCT HIV HIV25 21 July 2014
POCT Hb HB0714 28 July 2014
08 July 2014 POCT Urinalysis DIST91 29 July 2014
SerumACE ACE28 22 July 2014
14 July 2014 Blood Gases/ Co-oximetry P233/C233 28 July 2014
15 July 2014 Urine Chemistry U139 29 July 2014
Oxalate/Citrate OC130
GHb (Patient Samples) H219
21 July 2014 Urine Pregnancy/ Serum hCG W85/WS38 11 August 2014
22 July 2014 Immunoassay Schemes:
Endocrine/Serum/Plasma Cardiac Markers
S206/N168/PL105 05 August 2014
Bile Acids BA117
Porphyrin A71 12 August 2014
23 July 2014 Therapeutic Drug Monitoring TDM12 06 August 2014
28 July 2014 Haematinics/ Lipids F174/ L320 11 August 2014
Ammonia AM141
29 July 2014 BNP/ NT-PRO BNP BNP52/ NT-PRO52 12 August 2014
POCT INR INR0714 19 August 2014
04 August 2014 Clinical Chemistry Schemes
Mainline / Sal-Para-Ethanol / Bilirubin
PS / SP77 / B248 18 August 2014
05 August 2014 POCT Glucose and Ketones 0814 26 August 2014
11 August 2014 POCT Creatinine CR8 26 August 2014
POCT Lipids 0814 02 September 2014

Enrolment forms for registration from April 2014 to March 2015

WEQAS have made changes to their pricing model to provide you with "one cost" that is inclusive of the scheme fixed cost and one set of samples per distribution. Enrolment forms for registration from April 2014 were issued between January and February 2014. This form included details of your current enrolment to assist you with completing your requirements for the coming year. We would be grateful for the prompt return of your enrolment forms with a Purchase Order or PO number supplied on the form. Please contact us if you did not receive a form or if you require another copy. 

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. Our most recent UKAS Surveillance visit was 11-14th March 2014.

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".

07/10/14 - 10/10/14


We will be exhibiting at EuroLabFocus in Liverpool, from 7th to 10th October 2014, Stand No.94. Our team of Clinical Scientists and Biomedical Scientists will be present to showcase our services and products in meeting with the recommendations from the Independent Pathology Quality Assurance Review.