Welcome to the website for the UK NEQAS Schemes hosted by the West Hertfordshire Hospitals NHS Trust at Watford General Hospital.
The Schemes are; UK NEQAS for General Haematology, UK NEQAS for Blood Transfusion Laboratory Practice and UK NEQAS for Feto-Maternal Haemorrhage.
BTLP CAPA form
Over the last year the BTLP Scheme has been trialling a CAPA form. This has been useful to us, as it allows us to see the full picture when undertaking performance monitoring, and we have had positive feedback from participants. The CAPA form is available via the link below, and we would be grateful if any laboratory making an EQA error could complete one of these forms once their investigation is complete. These will be stored with the laboratory’s performance record, and even if the error is minor, may be of use when looking at cumulative performance in the future. Completed forms can be returned by e-mail (firstname.lastname@example.org), fax (+44 (0) 1923 217934) or post (UK NEQAS(BTLP), PO Box 133, Watford, WD18 0WP).
Click here for BTLP CAPA form
UK NEQAS (H) 17th Annual Participants' Meeting - Education and Innovation in Blood Sciences
The UK NEQAS (H) 17th Annual Participants' Meeting will be held at the National Motorcycle Museum, Birmingham on Tuesday 14 October 2014. The meeting is CPD credited for both the IBMS and RCPath. A poster exhibition will be held during lunchtime and submissions are invited from any scientist, including those in training. To register for the meeting please click here. To download a poster submission form please click here. Delegate Dinner to be held at the Windmill Village Hotel on Monday 13 October 2014.
Joint UK NEQAS (BTLP) and BBTS SIG Annual Meeting
The Joint UK NEQAS (BTLP) and BBTS SIG Annual Meeting will be held at the Royal College of General Practitioners, London, on Tuesday 11 November 2014.
If you would like to view any of the presentations from our meeting held on 14 November 2013 click the link here.
Digital Morphology Facebook and Twitter accounts
Digital Morphology now has a dedicated Facebook page: Digital Morphology. If you are a Facebook user please search for this page and ‘Like’ it. I shall be posting important messages on this Facebook page; they will appear in your own timeline if you have ‘Liked’ the page. There is also a dedicated Twitter account which you can find at: @danpelling. Please follow both accounts – they are linked.
Digital Morphology CPD Scheme
1403DM will be going live towards the end of April.
All licences purchased through laboratories at re-registration in 2013 expired on 31th March 2014. Licences purchased individually via Pay Pal, or through overseas agents, will expire 12 months after purchase or activation respectively.
Licences for 2014/15 requested via the re-registration website, are being set-up now that last year's licences have expired (early April 2014). Licence purchasers will be emailed with the corresponding activation keys.
For more information please visit the Digital Morphology home page http://ukneqas.digitalslidebox.com/login.php
What is Digital Morphology? For further information please click here.
Registered users of the Digital Morphology CPD Scheme please click here