• July 2018 – Cellular Pathology – another of our Scientific staff qualified in the Royal College of Pathologists’ pilot Advanced Specialist Diploma in Histopathology reporting. This qualifies them to report Gynaecological histopathology cases, contributing to the reduction of backlogs in reporting cases.
  • June 2018 – Microbiology awarded ISO 15189:2012 accreditation
  • 1st June 2018 – MTW Cellular pathology department was the first in England to implement partial primary HPV testing in mitigation of the nationwide increasing backlog of cervical screening. This was implemented in full and on time and delivered a 40% improvement in turnaround time in the first month for the women of West Kent. We plan to return all results within the national target of 14 days by late Autumn 2018.
  • May 2018 – Cellular Pathology awarded ISO 15189:2012 accreditation
  • March 2018 – Cellular Pathology – one of our Scientific staff qualified in the Royal College of Pathologists’ pilot Advanced Specialist Diploma in Histopathology reporting. This qualifies them to report Gastrointestinal histopathology cases, contributing to the reduction of backlogs in reporting cases.
  • Jan 2017 – Dec 2016 newsletter published
  • 29 Feb 2016 South East England General Histopathology EQA Scheme awarded ISO 17043:2010 accreditation. This is the first scheme of this type in England to acheive this accreditation.
  • December 2015 – New website launched