Existing facilities

DAP accreditation involves continuous assessment activities that take place during a four-year cycle.

This includes an on-site assessment at least every 46 to 48 months, proficiency testing and accreditation activities when there is a significant change in service.

Ongoing accreditation

Accreditation is the evaluation of processes to ensure quality, competence and safety meet an acknowledged standard. It can identify opportunities for improvement that can lead to an enhanced quality of service.

Clients accessing laboratory services, including specimen collection and point of care testing, expect reliability and high quality services. Accreditation elevates the confidence of patients, physicians, facility administration, government and all those working in the accredited facility. Accreditation provides formal recognition that the organization meets industry best practices.

DAP accreditation involves continuous assessment activities that take place during a four-year cycle.

This includes an on-site assessment at least every 46 to 48 months. The new accreditation award is valid for five years