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CEQAS statement following the UK Referendum

CEQAS is an international EQA provider, operated by Oxford University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust. CEQAS is a UKAS accredited proficiency test provider No 7872. CEQAS offers EQAs to participants worldwide. We are a non-governmental, not-for-profit organisation hosted in Oxford University Hospitals NHS Trust. CEQAS is a member of the UK NEQAS Consortium charity. Our aim is and remains:- 
• To provide professionally-led and scientifically-based EQAs with a primarily educational objective; 
• To help the laboratory appraise its performance and monitor improvements externally through continuous EQA operation; 
• To provide frequent distributions of EQA samples and performance feedback; 
• To produce reports which are designed to be clear, informative, intelligible and structured to assist interpretation and use by different 
levels of laboratory staff; 
• To assess technical, analytical and interpretative performance of a laboratory. 

CEQAS will also continue to:- 
• Assess EQA submissions against international and European guidelines; 
• Accept submissions in several European languages; 
• Recruit assessors from participating countries; 
• Work and liaise with international experts; 
• Raise awareness in quality issues relating to cytogenomics, pre-implantation genetic diagnosis (PGD) and Genetic Counselling worldwide. 

CEQAS staff are here to help you with any enquiries. CEQAS thanks you for your support and trusts that you will continue to use its services in the future. 

 

 

 

  

 

 

Last updated: Thursday, 29 December 2016
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