Cansford Labs Blog

Supporting evidence based practice in child protection cases: quality of hair analysis results

Posted on by Lolita Tsanaclis

The quality of the analysis of drugs in biological material in the forensic area is important because the results of the analysis affect judicial decisions.

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Topics: Alcohol testing, Accreditation, Drug testing, Drug and DNA testing, Did you know?

Time is a critical element to getting child custody cases resolved effectively without excessive costs.

Posted on by Kim Bagley

We understand the desire of government and the family court service to reduce costs and improve delivery of expert witness services. At Cansford we are very conscious that delays in getting results of testing can be very frustrating. It can lead to extra costs, as Court cases have to be put back. And worse, it can add to the trauma that children have to suffer because resolution takes so long.

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Topics: Hair drug testing, Drug testing, Drug and DNA testing

Hair test results for drugs and alcohol use - within 3 working days

Posted on by Lolita Tsanaclis

Can you afford to wait several weeks for drug results?

Cansford Laboratories will get competitively priced routine drug results to you within 3 working days as a standard service at no extra cost.

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Topics: Hair drug testing, Drug testing, Drug and DNA testing

How to choose the best hair sample collector

Posted on by Chris Bell

The degree of training varies tremendously from company to company yet it is this part of the drug & alcohol testing process that is most commonly the weakest link in the ‘chain of custody’ process and therefore the most liable to challenges if not performed correctly!

Not all sample collectors are the same!

When you are having someone come into your organisation to collect a hair sample it is very important that they know what they are doing and disrupt your normal activities as little as possible.

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Topics: Hair Collection, Workplace Drug Testing, Hair drug testing, Drug and DNA testing, Oral fluid testing