Welcome to RCPAQAP

RCPA Quality Assurance Programs are world leaders in the provision of external quality assurance (EQA) for pathology laboratories.  We offer a comprehensive range of EQA for all disciplines of pathology including Molecular Genetics, Biosecurity and Point-of-Care.  Our programs are offered in Australia and internationally in over 60 countries. RCPAQAP is committed to provide an efficient and customer focused  service to participants.

RCPAQAP are accredited to ISO/IEC 17043:2010 Conformity assessment – General requirements for proficiency, and the company holds certification to ISO9001:2008 Quality Management Systems.

Click here for more information about current accreditation for the RCPAQAP.

Participants are provided with regular and frequent challenges, peer reviewed assessment and educational activities to monitor the quality of their laboratory services ensuring they meet accreditation requirements.  Our strength lies in the expertise and support provided by an extensive advisory network consisting of pathologists and scientific staff from Australia and internationally.

Collibio Viewer

Please be advised that the RCPAQAP is now using a new platform to view virtual images.

Links to virtual slides will no longer be viewed using Aperio Webscope, but will now be displayed and manipulated with our new Collibio viewer.

For more information and to access some sample images on our website.


Training & Competency Assessment

Online Haematology Morphology Course

An interactive resource consisting of red cell, white cell and platelet modules to support laboratory technical training and continuing education. Successful completion of these modules will attract APACE points with AIMS.


Staff Profile

Tony-BadrickTony Badrick joined the RCPA Quality Assurance Programs in February 2015.

Since his arrival, he has implemented a comprehensive strategic business plan...