ISO 15189

15189:2012 accreditation has raised new enthusiasm among medical laboratory professionals. It satisfies the desire to develop a framework for the high degree of quality laboratories performance is measured to (according to the vital role of Laboratory Medicine throughout patient care) and demonstrates each staff member's competence while delivering a significant improvement to quality and performance.


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What is ISO 15189 used for?

An increasing number of medical laboratories are voluntarily undertaking a pathway towards achieving accreditation to the ISO 15189:2012 Standard, ensuring practice and professional competence according to the principles of Good Clinical Laboratory Practice, and increasing confidence in laboratory testing by all stakeholders.



Reduce risk and error

Establish systems structured through best practice


Enhance problem-solving abilities

Measure quality enhancements and identifying continual improvement opportunities


Establish trust

ISO 15189 conveys confidence and a high level of international recognition to stakeholders and decision-makers