Skip to content

This site uses cookies. By continuing to browse the site you are agreeing to our use of cookies. Find out more here. Hide this message

Laboratory Medicine

General Information / Our Commitment to You

The Scarborough, HUll York Pathology service (SHYPS) have been granted accreditation by the United Kingdom Accreditation Service (UKAS).  UKAS provides accreditation to the internationally recognised standard:

ISO 15189 Medical Laboratories - Requirements for Quality and Competence

Accreditation is granted as a result of a successful external inspection and demonstration of full compliance with the standard by a process of formal audit that assesses the ability of the laboratories to provide services to the highest quality.  Laboratories holding UKAS accreditation offer their users reassurance that they comply with these clearly defined standards.

The Scarborough, Hull York Pathology service (SHYPS) are acreddited to provied the following scope of practice: UKAS 9724

York Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust is also licenced by the Human Tissue Authority (HTA) the regulator for human tissue and organs (Post Mortem Sector): HTA 12093

Quality Policy

The Quality Policy of Laboratory Medicine encompasses the values, drivers and motivations of the Trust mission statement as well as the Directorates own quality objectives: Click Here

Quality Manual

This Quality Manual describes the Quality Management System (QMS) in use throughout this laboratory for the benefit of the directorate’s own management and staff, service users and accreditation and regulatory bodies. The QMS is the process developed to support the generation of an efficient and effective, high quality and appropriate laboratory advice, testing and recommendation service. It encompasses all elements of quality delivery, including management systems, quality assurance and quality control: Click Here



Web page 3 last updated: 21/03/2022

Logo on blue with swoosh

Fundraising

Chinese Poland

View all languages >

Information for visitors

Norovirus is highly infectious and can spread easily

Please do not visit our hospitals if you or a member of your household has had nausea, diarrhoea, or vomiting within the last 48 hours. This is to prevent the spread of norovirus in our hospitals.

See more information on norovirus.

York Hospital car park

On Saturday 22 June, we will be carrying out essential work on our multi-storey car park. Traffic management will be in place to support the work taking place and minimise disruption to visitors. Thank you for your patience.