Distribution Status
1702NR opensin 8 days
1703HS opensin 8 days
1704G6 opensin 8 days
1704RE opensin 8 days
1706HB closesin 2 days
1706NH closesin 12 days
1706PV closesin 9 days
1707FB opensin 8 days
Exercise Type Exercise Code Date of Despatch
Antibody screen/identification 17E4 24 April 2017
ABO/RhD grouping, antibody screen/identification, crossmatch and red cell phenotyping 17R5 22 May 2017
Antibody screen/identification 17E6 19 June 2017
Antibody screen/identification 17E7 17 July 2017
ABO/RhD grouping, antibody screen/identification, crossmatch and red cell phenotyping 17R8 11 September 2017
Antibody screen/identification 17E9 23 October 2017
ABO/RhD grouping, antibody screen/identification, crossmatch and red cell phenotyping 17R10 20 November 2017
Antibody screen/identification 18E1 15 January 2018
ABO/RhD grouping, antibody screen/identification, crossmatch and red cell phenotyping 18R2 19 February 2018
Antibody screen/identification 18E3 26 March 2018
Exercise Type Exercise Code Date of Despatch
ABO Titration 17/18 ABO T1 9 May 2017
ABO Titration 17/18 ABO T2 19 September 2017
ABO Titration 17/18 ABO T3 14 November 2017
ABO Titration 17/18 ABO T4 5 February 2018
Exercise Type Exercise Code Date of Despatch
ABO/RhD grouping, antibody screen/identification, crossmatch and red cell phenotyping 17R2T 12 June 2017
ABO/RhD grouping, antibody screen/identification, crossmatch and red cell phenotyping 17R3T 9 October 2017
ABO/RhD grouping, antibody screen/identification, crossmatch and red cell phenotyping 18R1T 26 February 2018
Exercise Type Exercise Code Date of Despatch
Red cell genotyping 17/18 G1 5 June 2017
Red cell genotyping 17/18 G2 4 September 2017
Red cell genotyping 17/18 G3 27 November 2017
Red cell genotyping 17/18 G4 12 March 2018
Exercise Code Date of Despatch
1703F 9 May 2017
1704F 4 July 2017
1705F 5 September 2017
1706F 14 November 2017
1801F 23 January 2018
1802F 13 March 2018

UK NEQAS Haematology 20th Annual Participants’ meeting

The UK NEQAS Haematology 20th Annual Participants’ meeting will be held on Tuesday 17 October 2017 in Old Trafford (Manchester United). Prior to the meeting there will be a delegate dinner and social event on Monday 16 October 2017 in Hotel Football, Manchester.
Please download the poster abstract form here.

Joint UK NEQAS (BTLP) and BBTS Blood Bank Technology SIG Annual meeting

The Joint UK NEQAS (BTLP) and BBTS Blood Bank Technology SIG Annual meeting will be held on Tuesday 28 November 2017 in the National Convention Centre (National Motorcycle Museum), Birmingham. Prior to the meeting there will be a delegate dinner on Monday 27 November in the Windmill Village Hotel.

Password update

We have recently increased our security and because we will now allow you to set your own passwords, we have hashed the passwords in our database which means they are no longer visible to us. Current passwords are now case sensitive and must match exactly to the password originally provided. If you have forgotten your password or now you are unable to log in please use the “Reset my password” facility which is explained in further detail here.

Suppliers of G6PD assay reagents UPDATE

A field notice is available on the UK NEQAS Haematology website giving information on possible alternative suppliers of G6PD assay reagents. This document can be accessed here.

Please note that the supply of G6PD screening kits is not affected and these remain available from Trinity Biotech.

An updated version of the information on alternative G6PD assay kit suppliers is available, with additional companies.

'UK NEQAS: Coordinating Point of Care Testing' programme and registration form is now available

Further to our ‘save the date’ announcement, the programme and registration form is now available, for the one-day meeting 'UK NEQAS: Coordinating Point of Care Testing' at the prestigious Queen Elizabeth II Centre in Westminster, London on Friday 20th October 2017, with exhibition stands from companies representing the POCT diagnostics industry. The programme and registration form can be accessed here.