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Cellular Pathology Services Limited

Reports


Inspection carried out on 23 January 2014

During a routine inspection

Cellular Pathology Services Limited provide Histopathology and Cytopathology services to clinical and hospital clients. There is no direct access with patients.

We found appropriate systems in place to ensure people�s consent for care and treatment was sought.

We identified that there were appropriate systems in place to ensure the cleanliness of the environment and for the prevention of infection.

Appropriate equipment had been provided and fully maintained to ensure that work was carried out safely.

Regular quality audits were undertaken including an annual customer questionnaire and internal and external quality audits.

We found that appropriate records were being maintained, stored and disposed of in line with the Data Protection Act 1998 principles.

Inspection carried out on 6 March 2013

During a routine inspection

Cellular Pathology Services Limited provide Histopathology and Cytopathology services to clinical and hospital clients. The laboratory does not have direct contact with patients.

We identified that there were appropriate systems in place for monitoring and managing the cleanliness of the service and preventing infection.

The service is operated from secure well maintained premises and there were systems in place that ensured equipment and safety systems had been regularly reviewed and serviced.

We identified that staff received the training and support they needed to maintain their skills and work effectively.

We noted that the provider had taken a robust approach in relation to monitoring the quality and safety of the service.