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Listed below are the current news stories on the website, listed in chronological order.

A response to the Environmental Monitoring meets Sterility testing Cleanroom Technology article.  A current article in Cleanroom Technology, entitled Environmental monitoring meets sterility testing, discusses ‘quality control, is of the utmost important; requiring a combination of tests; protocols and validated processes to minimise risk to public health’. It further states that ‘an Environmental Monitoring programme must focus on collecting data consistently a...
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April 2020 will see the launch of MRS 3 for all our clients, therefore, in the lead-up and with the QA Symposium 2019 looming we thought we would take a look at where it all began and how the system has developed to become a leading software solution throughout the UK to Aseptic Labs within the NHS. Where it all began? We have to go way back to when our Managing Director, James Proctor, was still at Scarborough Sixth Form College, studying for his A-Levels including Computer Science. As p...
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In a recent Health Science Journal (1st November 2019), it was highlighted that NHS Trusts will be forced to demonstrate the safety and efficiency of their estates and facilities services in plans drawn up by NHS England Improvement. According to the article, Trusts Estates departments will be required to reveal how they manage and comply with policies under issues such as water systems, under a growing backlog maintenance bill. It is expected that NHS England and Improvements chiefs are plan...
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WJP Software Ltd has been working with Leeds Teaching Hospital’s (LTH) Pathology Infection Team to develop a Water Testing System. The system is used to monitor the results of any water tests carried out by the Trusts Estates team and will show basic trends and act as a reminder for users if they have any exceptional results which need closing. The technology developed an end to end solution with a web interface that will allow the results in either a global or user-specific format. ...
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    WJP Software (WJPS) Limited have been working with NHS Wales to implement their Microbiological Reporting System (MRS) across 7 Health Boards and 5 Public Health Laboratory’s which sees a whole country approach. NHS Wales have been keen on progressing the system for several years and thanks to a Welsh Government Grant it has finally been realised. The software will allow EL Auditors to access standardised data and reports across the country while make the whole proc...
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In order to offer a more improved customer experience, WJP Software will be moving their helpdesk to Freshdesk over the coming months. The new system offers users:   The ability to track tickets offering customers the ability of seeing the progress of their issues and who is working on them meaning customer can contact the relevant person directly   The opportunity to access self-help guides so that customers can fix issues themselves   The chance to...
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Our First University placement student returns to Northumbria University with a host of skills and experiences.  Sam started at WJPS as a Student Developer in August 2018 working on a yearlong placement at WJPS Ltd as part of his Computer Science degree at Northumbria University. His role included dealing with support issues and fixing changes through coding. Sam said "I chose WJPS for my placement year because I didn’t want to go to a large company where I would have b...
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WJP Software Limited are pleased to announce that we have received Cyber Essentials Certification for our infrastructure and hosted services. Alongside our ISO:27001 Information Security, this goes to show that we are committed to data security. Managing Director, James Proctor said ‘we have worked hard to ensure WJPS and all systems comply with the latest data security processes meaning that we look after data in safe way. This latest certificate proves we are committed to data sec...
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A recent development and new set of features have just been created to sit alongside our Microbiological Reporting System. The project currently called Additional Features is a positive step in moving our MRS product toward a Laboratory Information Management System (LIMS). The new features include Test, Incubation, Kits and External Services management as well as a set of Media Management tools which allow you to manage Customers, Suppliers, Products, Batches including release management, a...
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WJPS has been working alongside students from Bedale High School to provide the Bedale Bike Bonanza website which is the local go to site for information on the Bedale finish of the Tour De Yorkshire which takes place on Friday 3rd May. The site, which was donated via Bedale Town Council, uses the WJPS Web Communication System (WCS), allows community groups to develop a custom styled bespoke website which is easy for users to update with little or no web training at a cost effective price...
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We are seeking a University Placement Student to join us for a paid placement from early summer 2019 for a year long placement as part of their Degree Course. The job will involve developing and supporting our software and clients. There will be opportunities to understand working in a development environment, working on many of our products. Over the 12-month period you will become an expert in our systems and be able to diagnose and resolve many of the issues and bugs that come i...
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2018 has been a busy year with lots of new Clients and working with existing clients as well. The year started with the office expanding. We now have two offices in Bedale Hall next to each other and there was even an arch way connecting them which made joining them even easier. The expansion was to house new staff, but it has given us room for conference and break out facilities. Going forward I am sure this space will also be used for more desks. We had two new membe...
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Development of MRS 3 is going well and we hope its due for release mid 2019. There are a lot of improvements to make it better. Here are just a few of them. Improved Room Editor The room editor has been updated and will now support Grades for plates, room versioning with modifiable alert limits, GMP compliant request for analysis forms and better plate session support. This is all presented in a more user friendly experience that will streamline the room creating process. Better Book ...
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As Black Friday (November 23rd) is looming we thought we would offer our customers something extra. A lot of clients purchase extra development time from us so we are offering the following deal. The offer we are creating for black Friday is 5% off 5 Days Development and 10% off 10 Days Development. Cost per Development Day Days Total Cost Saving New Price (ex VAT) £440.00 5 ...
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As with the last few years we will be attending the QA Symposium 2018 with our good friends at Stockton Quality Control Laboratory. This year we will be on stand 33, which is in the left hand corner. If you would like to discuss Microbiological Reporting System (MRS) 2.5 or your move to version 3, Additional Features (AF), our Emergency Box System (EBM) then please pop over where James or Rebecca will be happy to help you.

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As always 2017 has been a chock-full year. We have seen lots of new customers including Sheffield Teaching Hospitals, East and North Herts NHS Trusts, Leeds Teaching Hospitals, The Royal Devon & Exeter NHS Foundation Trust and Barts Health NHS Trust to mention a few. We have also welcomed two new team members Stephen Bishop and Lee Jones. There have been many updates to our products too. A few of these are a Web Based Drug Shortages System, Product Test Modules in MRS AF and Page Versions on...
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The NHS Pharmaceutical Aseptic Services Group (PASG) are celebrating their 25 year anniversary this month. Having begun as a small group of hospital pharmacists in 1992, the following 25 year journey has seen PASG undergo several name changes but their remit to develop good practice pharmacy guidelines via shared experiences remains the same. The commitment and conscientiousness of the group has allowed them to develop into the leading authority on matters relating to aseptic and technical s...
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James and the WJPS stand are ready for visitors. Head over to chat about MRS 2.5 and our latest developments - and check out our new freebies!

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Tomorrow is the start of the 2017 QA Symposium…. James will be on the WJP Software Stand (lucky) 13 on Tuesday 7th & Wednesday 8th November. If you are going this year head to Stand 13 to have a chat about MRS 2.5 and Additional Features, the topics up for discussion at our next national user group, upcoming developments in 2018 and of course our new WJPS pens…  

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We are getting ready to attend the NHS Quality Assurance Symposium for Technical Services to be held on Tuesday 7th and Wednesday 8th November 2017 at the Crowne Plaza Hotel in Chester, CH1 2BD. James hopes lots of you will drop by to see him at the WJP Software Limited stand. And as always there’s plenty of reasons to visit: See a demo of MRS 2.5 and Additional Features with an opportunity discuss how it would integrate into your laboratory environment. Find out more a...
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We are very pleased to announce that WJPS has again achieved the internationally recognised standards ISO 9001and ISO 27001. WJPS was assessed by the leading certification body, the British Assessment Bureau and has demonstrated ongoing high standards in our commitment to customer service and quality in delivery. ISO 9001:2015 relates to quality management and streamlining procedures, bringing consistency to service delivery whilst helping to reduce costs. ISO 27001:2013 relates to informa...
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WJP Software Limited are pleased to announce that our NHS Information Governance Toolkit Assessment has now been reviewed and deemed satisfactory. This means we have achieved full compliance with the NHS information governance regulations – achieving a score of 100%. Our IG Toolkit Report Results can be viewed online at the NHS IG Toolkit website www.igt.hscic.gov.uk  go to Reports and where prompted enter WJP Software Limited.  The scores will also be available as part of the V1...
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2016 has been another busy year for WJP Software Limited (WJPS) with lots of new and exciting projects. The year started with us building a couple of websites based on our Web Communication System for local organisations. Bedale Town Council needed a site that was not only public facing, but also a place for document management. While Mashamshire Show needed a site to help publicise their annual show, we have continued to work the Mashamshire and are currently writing a show management interface...
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WJP Software Limited will be attending the NHS Pharmaceutical Quality Assurance and Technical Services Symposium 2016 on the 20th and 21st September in Chester, a highlight event for many of our NHS client. As part of our attendance we will have a trade stand and be presenting a talk on electronic trending. The theme of the symposium will be "Addressing the challenges of new guidance." to co-inside with the release of the fifth edition of the Quality Assurance of Aseptic Preparati...
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Over the last couple of months WJP Software Limited (WJPS) have been working with Stockton Quality Control Laboratory (SQCL) to develop a short video that explains the process an Environmental Monitoring Plate goes through from Exposure to Results Release. It shows the best practice in terms of packaging plates to send to labs, and all the checks that should be done with plates before exposing them. The video also shows our Microbiological Reporting System in use, and how it aids the u...
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We are very pleased to announce that WJPS has achieved the internationally recognised standard ISO 27001. This independent assessment was conducted by the leading certification body, the British Assessment Bureau and demonstrates our commitment to customer service and quality in delivery. ISO 27001 focuses on information security management and is designed to help establish and maintain an effective information management system, using a continual improvement approach. This standard impl...
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WJP Software Limited are proud to announce that our Managing Director, James Proctor, has received Chartered IT Professional Status (CITP) from the British Computing Society. This industry recognition demonstrates James’ understanding of how information technology can add value to the industries we work within through the use of technology. To achieve the recognition James had to show that he works at and above Level 5 of the Skills Framework for the Informatio...
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We have been working with the Quality Control North West (QCNW) team now for a number of years on different projects, and are pleased to announce our latest project - a new QCNW website which has gone live this week. The QCNW website needed to provide the team and their customers with much more than just an appealing, easy to use web presence. They wanted a web based system that would keep their customers and staff up to date with procedures and changes. The WJPS Portal ...
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Since our last MRS user group meeting in July 2015 we have been busy working with key users to draw up a specification for the latest version of MRS. Having approved the specification in October 2015 we have been busy developing and validating the product, and are aiming for a March 2016 launch. The new version of MRS brings a range of improvements, including extending the web reporting functionality, so users can create their own plate groupings in reports, the addition of alert and identificat...
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As its the start of a new year we felt it was time to overhaul and drastically update our web site. Having one of our products as the WJPS Portal, we thought it was only sensible to base the website on this platform, to help show how versatile the product is, and highlight some of its great features. In doing this we managed to add a few new features to the portal too. We hope this helps show our passion and dedication to keeping the product range updated, and also how much we value the product ...
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We're moving again. Due to a great year so far we are further expanding the team, and therefore in need of a larger office. Thanks to Bedale Hall for being accommodating and managing to find us a larger office, just round the corner from our old office. Bedale Hall is a great location for an office, only a couple of minute walk from the high street in Bedale, with its own car park, overlooking Bedale Park and home to numerous business's and organisations. We hope to have the new office u...
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WJP Software Limited are proud to announce that we have achieved the internationally recognised ISO9001 standard. In order to gain this we were independently assessed by the British Assessment Bureau who proved that we demonstrate commitment to customer service and quality in delivery. WJP Software Limited has now earned the right to display the coveted British Assessment Bureau 9001 certification mark to demonstrate its conformance to the standard, as well as the highly sort after UKAS certi...
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