Norwegian Quality Improvement of laboratory examinations (Noklus) is a national not-for-profit organisation. Our headquarters are based in Bergen (at Haraldsplass Hospital) whereas our laboratory consultants and medical specialists are based at 23 different local hospitals. Noklus has a partnership agreement with all of Norway's four regional health enterprises.
Noklus was set up in 1992 by the Norwegian Medical Association, the Norwegian Association of Local and Regional Authorities (KS) and the Ministry of Health and Care Services. Noklus is governed by a management committee consisting of representatives from the Norwegian Government, the Norwegian Medical Association and the Norwegian Association of Local and Regional Authorities.
Noklus' quality policy
We aim to ensure that all medical laboratory examinations are ordered, performed and interpreted correctly and in accordance with the patients’ needs for investigation, treatment and follow-up.
Our services shall be easily accessible and in accordance with our participants needs, based on documented knowledge and delivered by highly qualified employees.
Noklus is certified according to ISO 9001: 2008.