Clinical Pathology Accreditation
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Clinical Pathology AccreditationA laboratory accreditation service which is part of UK Accreditation Service (UKAS), and operates a voluntary accreditation scheme determined by strict guidelines involving a thorough assessment of all procedures within the laboratory, including external quality assessment, internal quality control, standard operating procedures and personnel training, as well as a thorough site inspection. To ensure standards are maintained after successful accreditation, the laboratory must apply annually to renew registration, and have a site inspection at regular intervals.
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