Publication new version of specific accreditation protocol M001 (Dutch) and publication of new explanatory document T046 (Dutch)


The RvA has published a new version of specific accreditation protocol M001 (Point of Care Testing (POCT)) and a new explanatory document T046 (Medical laboratories; explanation on the EN ISO 15189:2012).

Specific Accreditation Protocol M001 contains a brief description for the accreditation of certification of Point of Care Testing (POCT). This SAP serves as a practical supplement to RvA Policy Rule BR002.


Compared to version 1 of January 14, 2017, the following significant changes have been made:

  • a requirement has been added to paragraph 3.3 (group of medical professionals);
  • references to the standard have been updated to the current version of the standard (EN ISO 22870:2016).

Click here for the latest version of SAP-M001.


In Explanatory document RvA-T046 explains how the RvA deals with a number of standard requirements mentioned in EN ISO 15189:2012.

This is the first version of explanatory document T046

Click here for the explanatory document RvA-T046.