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Weqas Team Building 2018

All the staff here at Weqas took part in a team building day on Wednesday 7th March. This day was organised by HCE Adventure and was comprised of various activities including a Countryside Clue Hunt, Clay Shooting, Team Building Challenges and Archery. This day served as an excellent opportunity to develop our team working skills

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2018-2019 Enrolment

We are pleased to announce that the new enrolment documents for enrolment period April 2018 – March 2019 are now available to download from our website, please click here to download. Please also see covering letter, click here to view. A pre-filled enrolment document with a personalised quotation which reflects your current subscription will be

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Annual Conference 2017

We would like to say a huge thank you to everyone that attended our annual conference last year! If you would like copies of the presentations, you can find them below. Also, if you haven’t already completed the feedback survey then please click this link. We really appreciate all feedback received.

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Programmes Currently In Development

Rotem Sigma Procalcitonin Actim PROM d-Dimer PAMG-1 Calprotectin Email to register your interest.

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IIFC WorldLab – Durban

I am currently at the IFCC Wordlab in Durban: Just listened to a fantastic presentation from Prof Delanghe from The  University of Ghent on Non invasive glycation testing. This is a fantastic achievement especially for accessibility of diagnostic testing in the developing countries in sub Saharan Africa. Ideal for those countries that don’t have

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Urine Drugs of Abuse Programme is now UKAS ISO 17043 Accredited

We are proud to announce that our Urine Drugs of Abuse Programme is now ISO 17043 accredited.  Please click on the link below to download our poster recently presented at EuroMedLab in Athens.

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Annual Conference 2016

Rebecca Davies, Business and Marketing Lead  Annual Conference 2016 The annual conference for 2016 took place on the 13th & 14th December at the Hilton Hotel in Manchester.  There were more than 130 participants in attendance over the two days – thank you to everyone that attended! A warm thank you to all of our excellent speakers who provided

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Waters TQ-XS Triple Quadrupole Mass Spectrometer

We have just taken delivery of a new Waters TQ-XS Triple Quadrupole Mass Spectrometer, coupled to an ACQUITY UPLC System with 2D LC Technology. The Weqas Reference Laboratory is the first clinical laboratory to have this Waters flagship instrument in the UK. Such an exciting acquisition will enable the Reference Laboratory to offer additional Reference

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New For 2017

Our marketing team are currently looking at organising regional EQA workshops which will cover EQA interpretation for basic level through to advanced level for both Lab and PoCT. Possible locations for 2017 are: Dublin, Edinburgh and Oxford. To register your interest in a regional workshop in your area please email

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non-HDL Cholesterol

Weqas will be offering non-HDL Cholesterol as a new analyte as part of the Lipids programme. This will take effect from September distribution.    

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  1. AACC Annual Conference – Chicago

    29th July - 2nd August
  2. Harrogate EQA Workshop

    20th September

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