Quality standards: microbiology services

An overview of quality standards at the UK Health Security Agency's microbiology services based in Colindale.


Quality at laboratories of the UK Health Security Agency, Colindale


The UK Health Security Agency (UKHSA) microbiology services contain a number of laboratories and departments with a wide range of functions.

Laboratories in UKHSA Colindale fully comply with a wide range of accreditation or certification standards appropriate to the function of the department.

Updates to this page

Published 6 July 2013
Last updated 3 April 2019 + show all updates
  1. Added new report 'Quality at the laboratories of Public Health England, Colindale'.

  2. Replaced quality standards at PHE microbiology services report.

  3. October 2014 guidance added.

  4. First published.

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