Legionnaires' disease: national surveillance scheme

The national surveillance scheme has a reporting form for Legionnaires' disease in England and Wales.


National surveillance scheme reporting form

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The national surveillance scheme:

  • detects clusters or outbreaks of legionella infection in England and Wales or abroad
  • identifies sources of infection so that control measures can be applied to prevent further cases
  • offers legionella surveillance information

Report all confirmed cases of Legionellosis to the national surveillance scheme for Legionnaires’ disease using this form.

For more information on reporting a site for travel-associated Legionnaires’ disease, see Manage a site investigation for travel-associated Legionnaires’ disease.

Published 1 August 2010
Last updated 9 August 2023 + show all updates
  1. Reporting form updated with new contact details and question on boilers.

  2. Reporting form updated to include COVID-19.

  3. Added new versions of the 'National Surveillance form'.

  4. Uploaded new version of the reporting forms.

  5. Document entitled "Guidance on the control and prevention of Legionnaires’ disease in England Technical paper 1 – disease surveillance" has been removed in order to avoid confusion while the updated version is being created.

  6. Updated the guidance on disease surveillance of Legionnaires' disease

  7. Updated versions of the national surveillance scheme forms (PDF and Word versions).

  8. First published.