UK Standards for Microbiology Investigations: National user manual, urine tests
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Timeline of review process
Date review started: 14 April 2016
Consultation: 24 October 2016 to 4 November 2016
Document discussed at the following working group meetings:
- 14 April 2016
- 17 November 2016
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This consultation asks for questions in relation to the national user manual SMI urine tests.
Ref: PHE publication gateway number: 2016401 PDF, 2.07MB, 17 pages
Ref: PHE publication gateway number: 2016401 MS Word Document, 1.16MB
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Public Health England has opened a consultation this week in joint partnership with professional organisations.
This consultation asks for feedback in relation to two worked examples of the Standards for Microbiology Investigations populated national user manual template, one for urine and one for conjunctivitis.
The working group would like to know your thoughts on how you think template works for these two examples.
- Is the template populated with enough/right kind of information for the examples used?
- Do you think that there is too much information in the document?
- What advantages does the syndromic approach have over the sample type approach and vice versa?
- Overall, which approach would be most useful for your users?
- Does seeing a worked example help you know how best to use the national user manual template?
- Would you prefer to see the syndrome/sample specific information as a separate section within individual UK SMIs (if this initiative is taken forward)?
- Any other comments you wish to make.