Detail of outcome
The last full scientific review of this document was completed on 23 February 2016.
Read the latest issue of SMI B 44.
Detail of feedback received
Timeline of review process
Date review started: 7 June 2012
First consultation: 9 August 2013 to 1 November 2013
Second consultation: 15 September 2014 to 13 October 2014
Document discussed at the following working group meetings:
- 27 November 2013
- 25 June 2014
- 5 November 2014
- 12 February 2015
Date document issued: 23 February 2016
This consultation ran from to
Standards for Microbiological Investigations B 44 Investigation of orthopaedic implant associated infections is under consultation.
Public Health England has opened a consultation this week in joint partnership with professional organisations.
This consultation asks for feedback in relation to the Identification ‘SMI B 44 Investigation of orthopaedic implant associated infections’.
We have refined the process so that UK SMI users can comment more easily if they see no requirement for amendments to the document out for consultation.
This information is as important to the consultation process as comments.