Acute flaccid paralysis: reporting form

Patient summary form for health professionals to report cases of acute flaccid paralysis (AFP) and acute flaccid myelitis (AFM) to Public Health England.


AFP patient summary form

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Health professionals are requested to report all cases of acute flaccid paralysis (AFP) and acute flaccid myelitis (AFM) that meet the case definition.

This includes retrospective reporting for cases with an onset date in 2018.

Completed forms should be emailed to:

Confidential and secure online reporting is also available, for retrospective case reporting.

Please see the Public Health England (PHE) clinical management guidance and the guidance on investigating and reporting cases for further information.

Published 19 December 2018
Last updated 28 December 2018 + show all updates
  1. Added links to guidance documents and online survey.
  2. First published.