Licensing and accreditation

All NHSBT RCI laboratories are accredited to ISO 15189 by United Kingdom Accreditation Service (UKAS) for the clinical services they provide. They are also licensed by the Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency (MHRA) for the services that fall under the Blood Safety and Quality Regulations (BSQR).

Accreditation for the Barnsley centre

Following UKAS inspection their recommendation is that accreditation to ISO15189:2012 for the documented scope defined in UKAS schedule 8740 v004 is extended to include the addition of Barnsley site (Unit D, Capital Way, Dodworth, Barnsley, S75 3FJ) and removal of Sheffield and Leeds sites. All activities specified for Sheffield and Leeds will be transferred to Barnsley.

UKAS NHSBT RCI Barnsley Relocation Executive summary report

License and accreditation numbers

Certificates for our laboratories 

NHSBT RCI laboratory





National 8740

BE25224 site : 119781


National 8740

BE25224 site : 90668



National 8740

BE25224 site : 90670

Bristol – Filton

National 8740

BE25224 site : 616467


National 8740

BE25224 site : 90677


National 8740

BE25224 site : 90667

*MIAIMP - Department of Health and MHRA Register of Holders of Manufacturer's Authorisations for Investigational Medicinal Products (MIAIMP) 2013

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