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Jan 30 2015

Welcome to WEQAS

Updated 26/01/2015

Wishing you all a Happy New Year.

Upcoming distribution information

  January - February 2015 Distribution Dates
Send-Out Date Scheme Distribution Code Return Date
06 January 2015 Porphyrin A73 27 January 2015
07 January 2015 POCT Glucose & Ketones 0115 28 January 2015
12 January 2015 POCT HIV HIV28 26 January 2015
POCT Hb HB0115 02 February 2015
13 January 2015 POCT Urinalysis Dist94 27 January 2015
Serum ACE ACE31
19 January 2015 Blood Gases / Co-oximetry P238 / C238 02 February 2015
20 January 2015 Urine Chemistry U145 03 February 2015
Oxalate / Citrate OC136
GHb (Patient Samples) H225
21 January 2015 Immunoassay Schemes:
Endocrine/Serum & Plasma Cardiac Markers
S212/N174/PL111 04 February 2015
Bile Acids BA123
Therapeutic Drug Monitoring TDM18
26 January 2015 Pregnancy/ Serum HCG W88 / WS41 16 February 2015
27 January 2015 Haematinics/ Lipids F180/L326 10 February 2015
Ammonia AM147
28 January 2015 BNP /NT-PROBNP BNP55/ NT-PRO55 11 February 2015
POCT INR INR0115 18 February 2015
02 February 2015 Clinical Chemistry Schemes:
Mainline/ED Tox Scheme / Bilirubin
PY / EDTox83/ B254 16 February 2015
03 February 2015 POCT Glucose & Ketones 0215 24 February 2015
09 February 2015 POCT Creatinine CR11 23 February 2015
POCT Lipids 0215 02 March 2015
16 February 2015 Blood Gases / Co-oximetry P239 / C239 02 March 2015

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

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 are now available to download from our online "Resources", or alternatively via our EQA Programs page, please select continuous education, training and help.