Covid-19 Response and Statement 

COVID-19 Late Results Entry Request



Update to participants on COVID19 and Brexit March 2021

For information on UK NEQAS LI updates regarding Covid-19 and Brexit, please read our official statement on the link below.


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Royal Microscopical Society Virtual Flow Cytometry Data Analysis Course: 13th - 16th September 2021


The RMS is holding an interactive virtual course on flow cytometric data analysis.


This course, which will run over 4 half-days, will cover the basics of analysis for a number of different applications including antibody phenotyping, DNA and cell cycle kinetics, cell proliferation and death, and functional studies. There will also be the opportunity to explore high-dimensional analysis using dimensionality reduction and clustering techniques.


For more information about this course, please click here.

UK NEQAS Pan Disciplinary Scientific Webinars


This September, United Kingdom National External Quality Assessment Service (UK NEQAS) will once again be delivering a series of free to attend pan-disciplinary webinars. The theme this year will be Digital & Interpretive EQA. With Covid-19 social restrictions still in place for many of us, the Digital & Interpretive EQA webinars have been designed to bring experts in this field into your own laboratory (or whatever space you now call ‘work’). All four sessions will be broadcast live on Zoom each Monday throughout the whole of September.


For more information please click here.

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COVID-19 Outbreak


We have been made aware that the recent coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak is making it difficult for laboratories across the world to deliver core services. With this in mind, we will be extending trial deadlines for all new trials issued by one week. If you are still unable to provide a result within this extended timeframe, or you are unable to return results in currently live trials, please do not hesitate to contact us at and we will do everything we can to help.


RCPath Workstreams for Professionals Experienced in Technical EQA 


RCPath are looking for experienced professionals with experience in technical EQA to join their workstreams.

For further information on this process and details on how to apply please follow this link:

Proposed Redesign of the Leukaemia Immunophenotyping Programme


As part of our commitment to develop the services and External Quality Assessment (EQA) programmes provided by this centre we are redesigning the Leukaemia Immunophenotyping (LI) programme to better reflect current hospital laboratory testing protocols. These changes are based on the format and findings from educational exercises A and B, previously issued within this programme.


For more information, please click on the link below.


Proposed Redesign of the Leukaemia Immunophenotyping Programme
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UK NEQAS LI Brexit Announcement


For information on UK NEQAS LI services and the impact of Brexit, please read our official statement by clicking on the link below.


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

You can find our schedule of accreditation here.

Also a link to the UKAS website can be found here, where you will be able to view and download a PDF of our current accreditation certificate.

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 eductational 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 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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