The National Pathology Accreditation Advisory Council (NPAAC) has advised that there are number of documents that are now open to public consultation. In particular the NPAAC is seeking comment on the following draft documents:
- Requirements for Medical Pathology Services
- Requirements for the Retention of Laboratory Records and Diagnostic Material
- Requirements for the Development of Use of In-house Diagnostic Medical Devices
- Requirements for Quality Control, External Quality Assurance and Method Evaluation
Comments and feedback on the draft documents are due 4 August.
The relevant draft documents can be found on the NPAAC website at: http://www.health.gov.au/internet/main/publishing.nsf/Content/health-npaac-publications-draft.htm