Quality in VFN

Successes of VFN workplaces with QMS introduced

Since the beginning of 2018, intensive preparations for the surveillance visits of the CAI (Czech Institute for Accreditation o. P. S.) Were carried out at the laboratories of the laboratory complement for the purpose of defending the status of accreditation already granted within the periodic external assessment or accreditation of new ones.

We consider it a great success to obtain accreditation for next-generation sequencing (NGS) methods at the Departments of Biology and Medical Genetics and the Department of Pediatric and Adolescent Medicine (Diagnostic Laboratories of Inherited Metabolic Disorders). This success was preceded by several months of intensive work by the staff of the workplaces, especially the quality managers, for which they thank them a lot.

In the period from June to July 2018, she successfully completed CAI supervisory visits, including the assessment of changes at the request of the subject, the largest laboratory complement of VFN, namely the Institute of Medical Biochemistry and Laboratory Diagnostics.

The following sites were considered

  • Central laboratory
  • Center of Cancer Cytogenetics
  • Serological Laboratory
  • Hepatologická laboratoř
  • KPDPM Laboratory
  • Clinical Immunology and Allergology - Laboratory
  • Clinical microbiology and ATB center
  • Central Hematology Laboratories - Laboratory Faculty Clinic
  • Central Hematology Laboratories - U Hospital Laboratory
  • Thrombotic Center - Molecular-Genetic Laboratory
  • Collection center
  • Laboratory of Strahov
  • Laboratory of Gastroenterology

Accreditation and certification of individual workplaces

At present, they are based on quality management systems ISO 9001 certified the following departments: Center for Assisted Reproduction within the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University Transfusion Department and Hospital Pharmacy.

Accreditation according to CIA (ISO 15189) have laboratories of the 1st Department of Internal Medicine, Department of Medical Biochemistry and Laboratory Diagnostics, Department of Pediatric and Adolescent Medicine, Department of Pathology, Institute of Biology and Laboratory Diagnostics.

Accreditation acc NASKL II (ISO 15189) they have the Department of Forensic Medicine and Toxicology, Department of Dermatovenerology, University transfusion department, Institute of Immunology and Microbiology.

Accreditation according to ČSN EN ISO 17025 has Metrological Center, Institute of Medical Biochemistry and Laboratory Diagnostics and Dental Clinic.

VFN holds a certification within the framework of external clinical audit (EKA) for the field of medical exposure according to Act 373/2012 Coll., The Act on Specific Health Services.

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