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Royal Statistical Society is initiated into the inspection cartel

The ISO has initiated the Royal Statistical Society into the inspection cartel.  Its role will be to certify those who wish to be recognised as Six Sigma and Lean practitioners to ISO 18404:2015: Quantitative methods in process improvement – Six … Continue reading

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Horizon: How to avoid mistakes in surgery

The BBC’s Horizon: How to avoid mistakes in surgery showed how surgeons have learned from pilots, F1 racing and firefighters. They use checklists to work through the loss of situational awareness that arises during crises. The reduction in surgical mismanagement … Continue reading

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Going where no ISO has gone before

As the inadequacy of ISO 15189 is increasingly recognised, CPA and UKAS have persuaded the Royal College of Pathologists that the answer lies in extending the inspectors’ remit to important areas outside the current ISO:  Clinical Pathology Accreditation The Royal … Continue reading

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