Consultation outcome

UK SMI V 5: screening for hepatitis C infection

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Detail of outcome

The last full scientific review of this document was completed on 1 August 2017.

Read the latest issue of UK SMI V 5.

Detail of feedback received

Timeline of review process

Date review started: 19 April 2012

First consultation: 2 August 2013 to 30 August 2013

Second consultation: 30 November 2016 to 15 December 2016

Document discussed at the following working group meetings:

  • 2 October 2013
  • 30 April 2014
  • 16 July 2014
  • 21 January 2015
  • 2 June 2015
  • 30 September 2015
  • 20 January 2016
  • 1 June 2016
  • 29 September 2016
  • 18 January 2017

Date document issued: 1 August 2017

Original consultation


This consultation asks for comments in relation to V 5: screening for hepatitis C infection.

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Consultation description

Public Health England has opened a consultation this week in joint partnership with professional organisations.

This consultation asks for feedback in relation to the Standards for Microbiology Investigations V 5: Screening for hepatitis C infection.

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.


V 5 closed consultation draft

V 5 closed consultation draft

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Published 30 November 2016
Last updated 3 August 2017 + show all updates
  1. Added review of users' comments August 2017.
  2. Added review of users' comments second consultation, May 2017.
  3. First published.