Salisbury Foundation Trust


Internal Reference Number: FOI_4924

Date Request Received: 26/02/2019 11:34:08

Date Request Replied To: 28/02/2019 08:20:52

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Request Summary: LIMS system (Laboratory Information Management System) used at the Trust

Request Category: Private Individuals

Question Number 1:
The following questions pertain to your Trust’s LIMS (Laboratory Information Management System).

Do you have a full User Requirement Specification (URS) within your LIMS service?
Answer To Question 1:
Question Number 2:
Do you have a full (requirements) traceability matrix (RTM) to drive validation for LIMS
Answer To Question 2:
Question Number 3:
Do you have full validation evidence ready for review and fully referenced on your local QMS for LIMS?
Answer To Question 3:
Question Number 4:
Which LIMS is in use?
Answer To Question 4:
Question Number 5:
When was it last upgraded?
Answer To Question 5:
System is 24 years old. Last update 2012
Question Number 6:
When was the URS last reviewed?
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Question Number 7:
When did the MHRA last inspect the lab?
Answer To Question 7:
January 2014
Question Number 8:
How much notice did MHRA provide before this inspection?
Answer To Question 8:
2 weeks
Question Number 9:
Would you benefit from a review of evidence to assess the transfusion labs “readiness for inspection”?
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