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Hospital Norovirus Outbreak Reporting System: user guidance

Explains how to report a suspected or confirmed norovirus outbreak using the HNORS website, for infection control staff in NHS hospitals.

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Hospital Norovirus Outbreak Reporting System: user guidance

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This document explains how infection control staff in NHS hospitals can report suspected or confirmed outbreaks of norovirus to Public Health England via the Hospital Norovirus Outbreak Reporting System (HNORS) website.

It includes case and outbreak definitions which ensure standardisation of collected data which are used in national surveillance of norovirus.

Published 4 October 2019