Quality Assurance and Accreditation
South West London Pathology is committed to providing high quality clinical and diagnostic services. Internal quality assurance is guaranteed by strict adherence to analytical protocols and a comprehensive internal quality control programme.
We subscribe to all National External Quality Assessment Schemes for the tests we provide. Our laboratories are also registered with Clinical Pathology Accreditation / United Kingdom Accreditation Service, which ensures that we meet the stringent requirements expected from a pathology service. The relevant laboratories also comply with the regulations and requirements of the following bodies:
Fine needle aspiration services at Croydon Hospital
Over the last six months, SWLP has introduced two new fine needle aspiration (FNA) services at Croydon Hospital. Fine needle aspiration is a non-invasive technique where a thin needle is inserted into a mass to collect a sample.More