Licensing and accreditation

NHSBT International Blood Group Reference Laboratory (IBGRL) Red Cell Reference and Molecular Diagnostics form a UKAS accredited medical laboratory (number 9765).

Accreditation is limited to those activities described in our UKAS schedule of accreditation (PDF 990KB)

UKAS accreditation letter 2022 - 2023 (PDF 1.23MB)

The Molecular Diagnostics laboratory is now under the management of the H&I Function. There is no change to the services we provide, this includes the contact details for the laboratory, sample referral process or reporting.  An Extension to Scope has been submitted to UKAS to move Molecular Diagnostics activities from IBGRL UKAS number 9765 to H&I UKAS number 9239.



We proactively declare the status of our quality, providing you with assurance of our continuing commitment to quality and to the needs of the user. Our declaration will assist referral laboratories compliance with ISO15189.

INF1438 External Quality System Assurance Document (PDF 238KB)

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