HL Deb 13 March 2003 vol 645 cc198-9WA
Lord Clement-Jones

asked Her Majesty's Government:

How they propose to secure clinical pathology accreditation for all National Health Service laboratories. [HL1993]

Lord Hunt of Kings Heath

Following consultation on Pathology—The Essential Service, Draft Guidance on Modernising Pathology Services, the Department of Health is currently developing final guidance which will cover a range of issues, including laboratory accreditation. The new guidance will be published shortly.