Registration & Membership

Registration Benefits




Benefits for Laboratories Participating in UK NEQAS ICC & ISH:

  1. Four assessment runs per year for most modules
  2. Specific modules catering for the specialised needs of the participant (please see pages to follow for details of specific modules)
  3. Assessment of two antigens per run (one for the breast, gastric and lung service) on UK NEQAS ICC & ISH and your ‘in house’ control samples
  4. On-line score sheets following each assessment; constructive comments from the assessors when the staining is sub-optimal
  5. An end of year performance record
  6. Participants ‘Help-line’
  7. An annual survey of user satisfaction, subsequent analysis and recommended improvements
  8. Scientific meetings and seminars when appropriate
  9. An E-Journal following every run with:
  • frequency charts illustrating the distribution of participant scores for each run
  • colour prints showing optimal demonstration of the antigens assessed
  • examples of high scoring methods
  • articles and other scheme related features
  • run summaries and comments
  • tables of the main antibodies, systems, best methods, and immunocytochemical reagents used by participants

Subscription fees

UK NEQAS ICC & ISH receives no financial support other than that generated from participants subscription fees. These are set to cover the costs of running the service on a strict non-profit making basis.

Details of the annual subscription fees can be obtained from the the UK NEQAS ICC & ISH office:
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tel: +44 (0)207 415 7065

Procedure for registering to participate in UK NEQAS ICC & ISH

Participants are recommended to read the detailed descriptions of each of the modules in the Participant Manual (2019- 2020) and elect to participate in those modules that cover the range of markers used routinely in their laboratory.

Further information and guidance, if required, can be obtained by contacting the Scheme Manager
The enrolment form should then be completed and returned either by mail to;
Room 127
Finsbury Business Centre
40 Bowling Green Lane
London EC1R 0NE
United Kingdom

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or by fax: 020 7415 7048.

Registration & Membership