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Sep 23 2014

Welcome to WEQAS

Updated 18/09/2014

Upcoming distribution information

 September 2014 Distribution Dates
Send-Out Date Scheme Distribution Code Return Date
02 September 2014 POCT Glucose and Ketones 0914 23 September 2014
08 September 2014 POCT HIV HIV26 22 September 2014
POCT Haemoglobin HB0914 29 September 2014
09 September 2014 Urinalysis DIST92 23 September 2014
SerumACE ACE29
15 September 2014 Blood Gases/ Co-oximetry P235/C235 29 September 2014
16 September 2014 Urine Chemistry U141 30 September 2014
Oxalate/Citrate OC132
GHb (Patient samples) H221
22 September 2014 Pregnancy/SerumhCG W86/WS39 13 October 2014
23 September 2014 Immunoassay Schemes:
Endocrine/Serum/Plasma Cardiac Markers
S208/N170/PL107 07 October 2014
Bile Acids BA119
24 September 2014 Therapeutic Drug Monitoring TDM14 08 October 2014
29 September 2014 Haematinics/ Lipids F176/ L322 13 October 2014
Ammonia AM143
30 September 2014 BNP/NT-PRO BNP BNP53/NT-PRO53 14 October 2014
POCT INR INR0914 21 October 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. 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.