Legal - Annex Policy for the transition of medico-legal drug testing accreditation from ISO 15189 to ISO/IEC 17025 updated

06 May 2021

Legal - Annex Policy for the transition of medico-legal drug testing accreditation from ISO 15189 to ISO/IEC 17025 document has been updated on the website.

The document can be downloaded form the 'Accreditation Information' section of the website;

Accreditation Information > Accreditation criteria and guidance > NATA Accreditation Criteria(NAC) Packages > Testing and Calibration (ISO/IEC 17025) > Legal (including Forensic Science) Accreditation Criteria Publications Checklist > Legal - Annex Policy for the transition of medico-legal drug testing accreditation from ISO 15189 to ISO/IEC 17025

“The NATA Specific Accreditation criteria Legal Annex Policy for the transition of medico-legal drug testing accreditation from ISO 15189 to ISO/IEC 17025 has now been updated to include a transition deadline. As of 1 August 2021, medicolegal drug testing accredited under ISO 15189 will be withdrawn from the scope of accreditation unless the organisation offers medico-legal drug testing as an integral part of their overall pathology services.

Please contact your client coordinator should you require further information.”