National Specialist Dermatopathology EQA
British Society for Dermatopathology Archive for The National Specialist Dermatopathology External Quality Assurance Scheme for the United Kingdom and Republic of Ireland.
The National Specialist Dermatopathology External Quality Assurance (NSDEQA) Scheme is a United Kingdom and Republic of Ireland wide scheme set up with the support of the Royal College of Pathologists with the aims of education (exchange of ideas and dispersal of new knowledge) and ensuring the highest standards of performance in diagnostic histopathology. It is designed for specialists in dermatopathology and is aimed at a level to conform to the equivalent of the National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence (NICE) specialist skin cancer MDT work. Non-neoplastic cases are aimed at a similar level. The scheme includes lymphoma and sarcoma involving the skin.
Scheme Lead Organiser: Dr Arti Bakshi
Scheme Steering Committee Chair: Dr Mark Bamford
Scheme Steering Committee Members: Dr Eduardo Calonje, Dr Richard Carr, Dr Paul Craig, Dr Alan Evans, Dr Lynne Jamieson, Dr David Slater, Prof Gerald Saldanha and Dr Saleem Taibjee.
For further information please contact the NSDEQA scheme:
The British Society for Dermatopathology has agreed to host an archive of circulations for the NSDEQA in PowerPoint format.