External Quality Assessment Services

UK NEQAS for Immunology, Immunochemistry & Allergy

UK NEQAS for Immunology, Immunochemistry and Allergy is a not-for-profit organisation, providing an independent External Quality Assessment service for clinical laboratories worldwide. Our focus is on maintaining and improving skills by utilising quality assurance to ultimately contribute to the well-being of patients. Register here today.

Sheffield Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, operating UK NEQAS for Immunology, Immunochemistry & Allergy, a UKAS accredited proficiency testing provider, No. 7795 - click the text to see our Schedule of Accreditation on the UKAS website

EQA Proficiency Testing at UK NEQAS Immunology, Immunochemistry and Allergy 

EQA programs serve to evaluate a laboratory's performance quality, achieving increased confidence in patient test outcomes. EQA enables a laboratory to benchmark its testing procedures against those of other laboratories worldwide, and offers reassurance to both staff and clients by affirming that the testing conducted at their laboratory yields precise and dependable results.

EQA Laboratory with Educational Resources

Alongside our EQA services, we also provide educational resources within our Digital Academy, which can easily be accessed on our website. You’ll find webinars, commentaries, presentations and more. Login or register to our Digital Academy today!

IVDR Update

The European Union In Vitro Diagnostics Regulation [Regulation (EU) 2017/746 (EU IVDR)] was implemented on the 26th May 2022.

UK NEQAS, as the leading supplier of external quality assessment (EQA) schemes worldwide, felt it important to clarify the position of EQA materials within the IVDR regulations - please click here for the UK NEQAS response




UK NEQAS IIA is an environmentally conscious organisation and we acknowledge the potential environmental impact that our operations may have on the environment.

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