Laboratory Accreditation: the basis for confidence

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To check the registration of an individual laboratory professional, visit for doctors and for scientists (clinical scientists and biomedical scientists - there are separate registers for each group).

To check the accreditation status of a laboratory, or to find out more about laboratory assessments by UKAS, visit

To find out more about the various laboratory External Quality Assessment Schemes, go to, or

Further information on the Human Tissue Authority at

Details about the Human Fertilisation and Embryonic Authority may be found at

Also see: A practical guide to ISO15189 in laboratory medicine. David Burnett, ACB Venture Publications, 2013.

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