SYNLAB Laboratory Services, part of Europe’s leading medical diagnostics provider SYNLAB Group, are pleased to announce UKAS ISO 15189 accreditation.
SYNLAB Laboratory Services are a leading independent laboratory who, through active clinical direction and leadership, offer an ever expanding repertoire of pathology services including haematology, biochemistry, immunology and virology to a wide variety of wellness / occupational health companies and hospitals across the UK.
Additionally SYNLAB specialise in employee wellness, offering workplace drug and alcohol testing and collection services throughout the UK, assisting companies across a wide variety of industries in safeguarding their workforces through flexible and innovative testing solutions, minimising the risks associated with drug and alcohol misuse.
Dr David James, SYNLAB UK’s Clinical Medical Officer reinforced the accomplishment of the ISO 15189 accreditation commenting that “achieving this accreditation is a testament to the high standards of the SYNLAB team in ensuring our quality is met at all times across all departments whilst also achieving industry leading turnaround times and customer service”.
September 2018 marks the completion of a five year project to transfer the accreditation of Medical Laboratories from the CPA Standards to the international standard ISO 15189. UKAS is the only national accreditation body which has been recognised by the government to assess against internationally agreed standards – this accreditation demonstrates the competency of a laboratory in testing to ensure reliability of the analysis results and delivers confidence in the service of the testing laboratory. SYNLAB Laboratory Services’ full schedule of accreditation can be viewed at www.ukas.com