Kerry General Hospital’s Molecular Diagnostics Dept was awarded ISO-15189 by the Irish National Accreditation Board.
On receiving the internationally-recognised accreditation, Kerry’s Diagnostics Department has become the first Irish public hospital lab to receive this honorary standard for genetic testing.
Under direction of Consultant Haematologist Dr Mary Cahill, the Kerry lab carries out tests for hereditary haemochromatosis.
The service Kerry General Hospital’s Molecular Diagnostics Dept, provide is said to save annual costs in the region of €70,000 per annum.
Congratulations to Kerry General Hospital, all the hard work paid off.
Every bit helps in the medical world!