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Pan-Disciplinary UK NEQAS Scientific Meeting - ‘The Patient Behind the Sample’

The programme for this unique meeting focuses on how the patient depends upon quality at each stage of the testing process and how UK NEQAS is the EQA provider of choice to assist you in maintaining the quality in your laboratory.

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5th November 2019
Venue: The Helix, DCU Campus, Collins Avenue, Glasnevin, Dublin 9

09.00 - 09.45 Registration, Exhibition and Refreshments
09.45 - 10.00 Introduction and Welcome
10.00 - 11.00 50 Years of Quality
A Compendium of Quality: reflecting on the legacy (Liam Whitby)
Keeping control of Quality (Dr Graham Lee)
11.00 - 11.30 Refreshments and Exhibition
11.30 - 13.00 Right First Time: Quality and the Patient’s Journey
Interactive case studies of patients with very different pathologies: how do they interact with diagnostic pathology and how can the clinicians be sure that the results are right?
(Led by Dr Tony O’Grady and Professor Peter Chiodini)
13.00 - 14.00 Lunch and Exhibition
14.00 - 15.00 UK NEQAS: Learning from EQA
How to Undertake Root Cause Analysis in EQA (Professor Bill Egner)
Melting the Iceberg of Preanalytical Errors (Dr Barbara De la Salle)
‘You’re Kidding Me’: Monitoring Reagent Performance (Jenny White)
15.00 - 15.30 Digital Services Supporting Competency (Jon Sims)
15.30 - 16.00 EQA for a Genomic Future (Dr Becky Treacy)
16.00 - 16.15 Closing Remarks, Tea and Depart

Event contact details

Jennifer Christie Telephone: 0114 2611689 Event website