UK NEQAS for Leucocyte Immunophenotyping is an international External Quality Assessment (EQA)/Proficiency Testing (PT) provider hosted by, and is legally accountable to, Sheffield Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust. We currently provide EQA/PT services for molecular haemato-oncology and flow cytometry for haematological/immunological assays.

 

National Academy for Clinical Flow Cytometry

UK NEQAS for Leucocyte Immunophenotyping (UK NEQAS LI) based in the Royal Hallamshire Hospital, Sheffield Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, the University of Sheffield and Alexion (UK) are proud to announce the formation of the National Academy of Clinical Flow Cytometry (NACFC).

This facility is founded on an unrestricted educational grant from Alexion (UK) and will be based at the University of Sheffield.

Initially the focus of the academy will be on training scientists in the flow cytometric detection and monitoring of Paroxysmal Nocturnal Haemoglobinuria (PNH), by conducting intensive 3 day training courses for Paroxysmal Nocturnal Haemoglobinuria (PNH) testing.

 

Please click here for further information and to register

Accreditation

Sheffield Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, a UKAS proficiency testing provider No. 7804, operating UK NEQAS for Leucocyte Immunophenotyping.

 

You can find our certificate here.

 

Also a link to the UKAS website is here.

 

Connect with us

UK NEQAS for Leucocyte Immunophenotyping (UK NEQAS LI) now has a facebook page and a twitter account. We will be posting important messages to these accounts relating to our schemes so please like or follow us, respectively.

 

We hope that these feeds will act as a useful educational resource for participants and collaborators alike, collating interesting papers, conference info, videos and news stories in haemato-oncology. As we develop our online presence we hope to publish some of our own educational video content. If you have any feedback or ideas as to content you would like us to include please do not hesitate to get in touch.

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