Life Science Accredited Credentialing Register

The LSI Register is fully operational and we are currently working with companies to register employees. However, if you are an individual and wish to join the Register, please contact lsiadmin@ahcs.ac.uk for guidance.

PRESS RELEASE - Life sciences credentialing register receives accreditation: a step forward for patient safety

29/03/2018

Today, the Professional Standards Authority for Health and Social Care has approved the addition of a credentialing register for the Life Science Industry to the existing Accredited Register run by the Academy for Healthcare Science.This register is the first of its kind and sets national standards for healthcare professionals working in the life sciences industry, providing reassurance to the NHS. Under the Accredited Registers programme, practitioners on the register will be able to display the Accredited Register quality mark, a sign that they belong to a register which meets the Professional Standards Authority’s robust standards….

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ABOUT US

A group of life science industry associations working together to provide an accredited mechanism for Trusts to use to confirm the identity, credentials and training status of individuals from life science companies that visit their sites...


ABOUT THE REGISTER

The Life Science Industry, in collaboration with the NHS and the Academy for Healthcare Science, have joined forces to develop a high-quality, accredited credentialing register for Life Sciences staff who interact routinely and directly with NHS front-line staff and/ or patients.


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Email: communications@lifescienceindustry.co.uk


WHAT WE OFFER

Below are just a few of the principles of the scheme implementation.

Safe

The scheme should be developed with the objective of enhancing patient & staff safety.

Proportionate

The criteria should be appropriate to the level of risk and not create undue cost or administrative burden.

Compliant

The scheme meets legal requirements on employment law and data protection as well as government and NHS policy on working with industry.

Transparent

The scope and criteria for the scheme should be public and agreed by all parties involved.

Equitable

The criteria should be applied across all industry sectors in an equitable manner and entry should be open to all relevant individuals.

Once Only

The requirements do not duplicate procedures already in place within the suppliers’ processes and evidenced by other mechanisms such as product CE marking, contractual obligations etc.

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