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The Agency offers a diverse range of products and services in its core area of work.

This includes consultancy and advice, microbiology services, manufacturing capabilities, quality control services & regents and authenticated Cultural Collection.


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Health Protection Agency: Report of the Department of Health Arms-Length Bodies Review

Justin McCracken, HPA CEO, has issued the following letter to stakeholders regarding the status of the HPA.

CEO letter to stakeholders (PDF, 33 KB)


Interlab Forum and other Stakeholder relationships

Established in 2006, the Interlab Forum is the vehicle through which six key public sector research establishments could develop and enhance the nation's capability in emergency response and disease control through sharing knowledge. Read more about HPA and the Interlab Forum

›› Interlab Forum and other Stakeholder relationships

External Quality Assessment and Proficiency Testing

The Agency's EQA schemes provide an independent assessment of the quality of food and water microbiological services provided by laboratories in the public and private sectors.

›› External Quality Assessment and Proficiency Testing

Biosafety Unit

The Biosafety Unit has a unique capability of measuring and quantifying the effectiveness equipment and procedures to reduce and prevent exposure to micro-organisms.

›› Biosafety Unit

Radiological Services

We offer a high quality instrument testing service for many types of radiation detectors and monitors, as well as advice to all industry sectors that use radioactive sources, materials or devices such as x-ray machines etc. 

›› Radiological Services