Revision writers left it up to organizations determine how many and what procedures and work instructions to document. This vague approach to documentation opens the door for each organization to develop a system that reflects what works best for them.
Final voting on the 2015 revisions concludes in September and there may be some slight language changes.
Two types of documented information (ISO 9001:2015 4.4.2) are required. Organizations will have to maintain documented information (procedures and work instructions) and they will have to retain documented (records) information.