The Cyprus Institute of Neurology & Genetics is committed to offering professional services of the highest quality, in full compliance with its quality management system. The services provided are characterized by high quality standards in all aspects and at all levels (i.e. highly trained personnel, special treatment/patient care, clinical equipment, environment, etc.).
The procedures and policies followed by CING personnel comply with the requirements for quality control and competences, where applicable, as these are specified in the International Standards CYS EN ISO/IEC 17025 and CYS EN ISO 15189:2012, in the College American Pathologists (CAP) procedures and in the CHKS Healthcare Accreditation Standards.
The Chief Executive Officer and Medical Director, the Technical Managers, the Quality Managers, the Internal Audit and Quality Assurance Committee for the Laboratories and the Clinical Committees (Governance, Audit and Quality, Drugs and Therapeutics, Academic) for the Clinical Sector, ensure that this is achieved during the process of work performed on a daily basis within the CING premises as a whole.
The Health, Safety and Quality Office is responsible for the development, implementation and support of programs and procedures in compliance with the CING’s ISO and other Certifications and Accreditation programs. Through the Office, compliance and effectiveness of the CING quality management system with the requirements of accreditation standards are overseen and ensured its continuous improvement.
Since 1998 the Department of Cytogenetics and Genomics has been awarded with the Accreditation Certificate of College of American Pathologists (CAP).
Since 29th November 2013 the Laboratory of Forensic Genetics has been awarded with the Accreditation Certificate of CYS-CYSAB ISO 17025:2017.
Since 20th June 2014, five Departments of CING have been awarded with the Accreditation Certificate of CYS-CYSAB ISO 15189:2007 and since 19/02/2016 with the CYC-CYSAB ISO 15189:2012. The accredited departments are:
- Biochemical Genetics
- Cytogenetics and Genomics
- Cancer Genetics, Therapeutics & Ultrastructural Pathology
- Molecular Virology
Since 15 December 2014, another two Departments of CING have been awarded with the Accreditation Certificate of CYS-CYSAB ISO 15189:2007 and since 19/02/2016 with CYC-CYSAB ISO 15189:2012. The accredited departments are:
Since 30 January 2019 CING has been awarded with the accreditation certificate of CHKS for its processes and standards which meet international best practice standards regarding healthcare services