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Glycated Haemoglobin Programme

EPTIS factsheet 142535 | Last revision 2017-04-21 | URL: https://www.eptis.bam.de/pts142535 https://www.eptis.bam.de/pts142535

PT provider
PT provider WEQAS Quality Laboratory WEQAS Quality Laboratory
Based in United Kingdom
Language(s)
Remarks Glycated Haemoglobin programme is available on a monthly or bi-monthly participation, two fresh patient samples are distributed. The target values for the EQA material are assigned by the IFCC network laboratory in the Netherlands, which is also a Reference Laboratory for the National Glycohaemoglobin Standardisation Program (NGSP).
Keywords
Product groups Health care / medical devices
Human test material
Testing fields Medical analysis
Technical details
Test item Tested property Testing method
Lyophilised human whole blood Total Glycated Haemoglobin -
Haemoglobin A1c -
Haemoglobin HbA1 -
Hb Variants -
Aims of the PT scheme
Target group of participants For Laboratory Diagnostic Testing and Point of Care Testing Sites
Linked to specific legislation / standards Accreditation by UKAS on the basis of ISO/IEC 17025, 17043 and 15195
Additional, subsidiary aims characterisation of reference materials and validation of testing methods
Number of participants
Accredited or otherwise reviewed by a 3rd party

Accredited by UKAS on the basis of ISO/IEC 17043,17025 & 15195

Operation is commissioned / requested by
Fees and frequency
Participation fee Fee dependent on number of participating sections and proximetry of testing methods.
Regularly operated Yes (Monthly distribution)
Year of first operation 1996
Contact details of the PT provider
Provider Contact person
WEQAS Quality Laboratory
Unit 6, Parc Ty Glas
CF14 5DU Cardiff
United Kingdom

Phone: 44 (0) 2920 747810
Fax: 44 (0) 2920 314760
Web: http://www.weqas.com http://www.weqas.com
Miss Flora Coward
Phone: 44 (0) 2921 847810
Fax: 44 (0)2920314760
Email: flora.coward@wales.nhs.uk flora.coward@wales.nhs.uk
If you find any mistakes please contact the responsible EPTIS coordinator in United Kingdom, Mr Savvas Xystouris. Mr Savvas Xystouris.
Any questions or problems? Please contact us at eptis@bam.de.
Application version: 1.21