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Laboratory Department: management and coordination areas

Management direction

The Laboratory Service is a management unit, which means that it is accountable to the Hospital management for its results and the resources that it uses.

The main objective involved in laboratory management is to ensure user satisfaction, quality of service, the efficient use of resources and the professional advancement of its administrative, technical and medical personnel.

Quality Assurance Unit

The laboratory Service of the SJD Barcelona Children's Hospital has a quality assurance system based on the UNE-EN ISO 9001 standard, certified by AENOR (ER-1333/2002), in place. Moreover, an important set of biochemical magnitudes that are essential in the diagnosis of congenital metabolism errors are accredited by ENAC according to the UNE-EN ISO 15189 standard.  

The Unit coordinates the necessary tasks to guarantee the proper maintenance of the quality system and leads the ongoing improvement process.