Diphtheria: public health control and management in England and Wales

Guidelines on the control of diphtheria in England and Wales, including investigation and management of cases and close contacts.


Public health control and management of diphtheria (in England and Wales): 2015 guidelines

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The guidelines are intended for those involved in the public health control of diphtheria, including:

  • health protection teams in PHE centres and Public Health Wales
  • NHS staff at local and national levels in England and Wales
Published 30 April 2014
Last updated 24 March 2015 + show all updates
  1. Updated guidelines based on feedback from the consultation on previous interim guidance.
  2. First published.