Licensing and accreditation


We are licensed by the Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency (MHRA) for the services that fall under the Blood Establishment Authorisation (BEA) regulations.


Our laboratories are accredited by United Kingdom Accreditation Service (UKAS) and European Federation for Immunogenetics (EFI) for the clinical services they provide.

We are engaging with UKAS regarding accreditation to ISO 15189 of services offered from the Barnsley centre. There will be no change in the accredited methods we currently use. EFI accreditation remains valid pending the review and confirmation of accredited status by EFI.

Scope of our UKAS accreditation


We proactively declare the status of our quality, providing you with assurance of our continuing commitment to quality and to the needs of the user. Our declaration will assist referral laboratories compliance with ISO15189:2012 - 4.5.1 b and c.

UKAS maintenance letters and EFI certificates for laboratories

Please note, Newcastle is awaiting a new certificate.

Laboratory UKAS EFI MHRA 
Birmingham 9239 03-GB-020.980 BE25224 site :21251
Colindale 03-GB-002.998 BE25224 site :90677
Filton 03-GB-015.985 BE25224 site :698080
Newcastle 03-GB-004.996 BE25224 site :90668
Sheffield (Barnsley)  03-GB-006.994 BE25224 site :90667
Tooting 03-GB-003.997 BE25224 site :21292




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