UK NEQAS ICC & ISH provides an international external quality assessment and technical advice/education service to laboratories throughout the world. All UK NEQAS designated schemes are members of the UK NEQAS Consortium, a not-for-profit company and a UK Registered Charity.The Scheme was founded in 1985 by Mr Gerry Reynolds at Mount Vernon Hospital, Middlesex. At that time its participant-base comprised approximately 20 laboratories based predomininetly in and around London. Since that time it has grown into an international organisation serving over 500 laboratories and operating in more than 50 countries.
UK NEQAS ICC & ISH is hosted by External Quality Assessment Services for Cancer Diagnostics CIC; a not-for-profit Community Interest Company limited by guarantee registered in England and Wales (Companies House Registration: 10585826).