Monthly Archives: April 2017

Resistance from academia to Chartered Scientist registration popular in the NHS

Another bureaucratic body seeks to expand its membership by coercion rather than proven virtue: Drive to register all UK scientists: benchmark or bureaucracy? Critics call proposal for world-first professional recognition system ‘demented’ April 20, 2017 https://www.timeshighereducation.com/news/drive-register-all-uk-scientists-benchmark-or-bureaucracy Share on twitter By Holly … Continue reading

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EU 2017/625 recognizes expense of ISO accreditation. But still requires it.

Regulation (EU) 2017/625 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 15 March 2017 on official controls and other official activities performed to ensure the application of food and feed law, rules on animal health and welfare, plant health … Continue reading

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ISO/IEC quality coercion doesn’t work for software either

ISO 9000 doesn’t create quality for general management and ISO 17025 and 15189 don’t work for labs.  The authors below “conclude that ISO/IEC 9126 is not suitable for measuring design quality of software products.” The use and usefulness of the … Continue reading

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Exciting developments in healthcare

UKAS says Brexit will require more accreditation.  HM Government seems inclined to believe this.  The Royal College of Physicians (RCP), NHS England, the Institute of Physics and Engineering in Medicine (IPEM), the Royal College of Radiologists (RCR) and the Society … Continue reading

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The Great NHS Heist

The NHS is entering the final phase of it’s destruction. In it’s place will be an American style private insurance based system. Successive Governments over a number of decades have laid down the key steps for the deformation disguised as … Continue reading

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