NEQAS/EQA (Histopathology)

Consultant Pathologists belong to the General Pathology NEQAS scheme. The following is a list of schemes subscribed to:

  • Regional Histopathology EQA
  • National Renal EQA (general)
  • National GIT EQA
  • Bowel Cancer Screening EQA
  • National Prostate Needle Core EQA
  • National Liver EQA
  • National Breast EQA
  • National Gynaecology EQA
  • National Melanoma Club EQA
  • National Lymphoma Club
  • National Thoracic Club

The laboratory also belongs to the following Technical NEQAS schemes:

  • UK Histopathology Technical NEQAS
  • UK NEQAS for Immunohistochemistry
  • UK NEQAS for Her 2 Immunohistochemistry and F.I.S.H.

Any significant technical noncompliances or EQA failures will be reported on this web site. 

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The Trust Laboratories at Heartlands Hospital, Good Hope Hospital and Solihull Hospital were awarded UKAS (United Kingdom Accreditation Service) accreditation to the internationally recognised ISO 15189 standard in May 2015. For a list of accredited tests and other information please visit the test database
Tests not appearing on this scope are either under consideration or in the process of accreditation and so currently remain outside of our scope of accreditation. However, these tests have been validated to the same high standard as accredited tests and are performed by the same trained and competent staff.

For further information contact Louise Fallon, Quality Manager, 0121 424 1235

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