Consultation outcome

UK Standards for Microbiology Investigations: National user manual, urine tests second consultation

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Detail of outcome

The last full scientific review of this document was completed on 7 August 2017.

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Detail of feedback received

Timeline of review process

Date review started: 14 April 2016

First consultation: 24 October 2016 to 4 November 2016

Second consultation: 15 March 2017 to 29 March 2017

Document discussed at the following working group meetings:

  • 14 April 2016
  • 17 November 2016
  • 12 April 2017

Date document issued: 7 August 2017

Original consultation


This consultation asks for questions in relation to the national user manual UK Standards for Microbiology Investigations (UK SMI) urine tests.

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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 UK SMI National user manual, urine tests.

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.


National user manual, urine tests: closed consultation draft

National user manual, urine tests: closed consultation draft

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Published 15 March 2017
Last updated 9 August 2017 + show all updates
  1. Added review of users' comments August 2017.
  2. Added review of users' comments second consultation March 2017.
  3. First published.