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UK National External Quality Assessment Scheme
 Cellular Pathology Technique 

Providing worldwide external quality assessment and proficiency testing for all aspects of tissue diagnostics

UK NEQAS Cellular Pathology Technique (CPT) is a unique, world leading not-for-profit organisation, providing a comprehensive range of accredited programmes for all aspects of tissue diagnostics, for clinical and non-clinical laboratories and organisations.  Education through regular meetings, publications, feedback and workshops provides assurance that a high standard of testing is achieved for all.

UK NEQAS CPT is a UKAS accredited proficiency testing provider No. 8268.

UK NEQAS CPT provides the following accredited schemes:

  • General Pathology (routine Histopathology)
  • Neuropathology
  • Renal Biopsy Pathology
  • Muscle Histochemistry
  • Diagnostic Non Gyn Cytology

Additional proficiency testing schemes awaiting accreditation: 

  • Bone Marrow Trephine (BMT)
  • Mohs' Procedure
  • Transmission Electron Microscopy (Pilot Module)

Please use the menu bar above and icons to the left to access full details of the service offered to both members / non members by UK NEQAS CPT.