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Paediatric Histopathology is fully accredited by Clinical Pathology Accreditation UK (CPA UKAS) and is currently working towards meeting the ISO15189:2012 accreditation standards. The department participates in regular exhaustive assessments to maintain its accreditation status. The department is licensed by the Human Tissue Authority (HTA).

The department is committed to deliver a quality service to our users and continual improvement. A quality management system is utilised to ensure all documents, processes, quality records and clinical material are controlled to DLM (Directorate of Laboratory Medicine) policy. Processes and systems are regularly audited to identify non-conformities and quality improvements.


(Last reviewed 19th July 2017)