Cansford Labs Blog

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

Article on drug users who switch from ecstasy to mephedrone

Posted on by Chris Bell

An interesting article on the differences between Ecstasy and Mephedrone published by Medical Press has just been published which is worth reading. Recreational drug users who switch from ecstasy to mephedrone don't understand the dangers.

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Topics: In the press..., Hair drug testing, Drug testing

Accreditation for Drug Testing Laboratories Explained

Posted on by James Nutt

Do you really need an accredited testing laboratory?

Drug/alcohol testing laboratories do not have to be accredited in order to analyse samples, i.e., it is not a regulated industry like some regulated industries e.g. financial institutions are regulated by the financial services authority.

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Topics: Hair drug testing, Accreditation, Drug testing

UKAS Accreditation achieved September 2012

Posted on by John Wicks

September 2012 has been a very significant for Cansford. We achieved UKAS accreditation for the analysis of hair for the presence of Drugs and the Ethanol markers Ethyl Glucuronide (EtG) and Fatty Acid Ethyl Esters (FAEE).

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Topics: Hair drug testing, Accreditation, Drug testing

Duo go hi-tech to replicate success of hair testing for drugs company

Posted on by Andrew Meyrick

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Topics: In the press..., Drug testing