Guidance

Proficiency testing (PT) for food and water microbiology: brochures

Public Health England provides PT schemes for food and water microbiology.

Documents

Proficiency testing for food and water microbiology

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External quality assessment scheme for dialysis water

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External quality assessment scheme for endoscope rinse water

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External quality assessment scheme for hospital waters

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Detail

PHE PT schemes are suitable for food and water microbiology laboratories worldwide in the:

  • food and water industries
  • private sector
  • public health and environmental health sectors

The schemes are:

  • provided by experts
  • driven by impact on public health and quality of service
  • uncompromised by commercial pressures