Quality and accreditation
The Greater Manchester Immunology Service (GMIS) is accredited
by the Institute of Biomedical Science (IBMS) for training of
laboratory staff to the standards required for Health and Care
Professions Council (HCPC) registration and is recognised as a
provider of medical Speciality Training (ST) in Immunology. The
laboratory is a
UKAS accredited testing laboratory No. 8195.
The immunological investigations performed within the laboratory
are recognised standards of practice. Documentation relating to
internal quality control and quality assurance is retained for
scrutiny by users of the Immunology service.
The laboratory participates in all relevant quality assurance
schemes and aims to maintain high standards in all aspects of its
work; however, problems will occasionally occur.
Any complaints should be directed to the Clinical or Laboratory
Managers. Please make any reservations you may have about the
quality of any aspect of the service known to us as soon as
possible: we take your complaints very seriously.
In particular, let us know of any untoward delay in receipt of
reports, any discrepancies between results and clinical picture,
and any errors in patient or clinician name on the report. Where
samples have been referred to other laboratories for testing, this
will be indicated on the report form.
Please also let us know about new services you would wish to see
(Last updated November 18th