Accreditation and Quality Assurance
The University Hospitals Bristol NHS Foundation Trust, Haematology
Department is an UKAS accredited Medical Laboratory. No. 8227 (ISO
15189:2012). A summary of UKAS Accredited tests for Flow Cytometry
may be found at:
UKAS UHBristol Schedule of Accreditation It participates in the
UK National External Quality Assurance Scheme (UKNEQAS), and
subscribes to all their available schemes ( Leucocyte
Immunophenotyping, PNH, CD34, FMH, Factor V Leiden, Prothrombin
gene mutation, HFE gene analysis, JAK2, Leukaemia-associated
chromosome abnormalities and BCR-ABL).
The laboratory is associated with the Multicolour
Immunophenotyping Group (MIG UK) and the European Leukaemia
Networks working group for flow cytometry analysis in
myelodysplasia. It also has close links with the UK network for MRD
analysis in childhood and is a member of the UK BCR-ABL.