Guidance

Meningitis and septicaemia: prevention and management in higher education institutions

Guidance for higher education institutions on meningoccocal disease.

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This guidance covers:

  • understanding invasive meningococcal disease and why freshers are at increased risk
  • raising awareness of the signs and symptoms of meningitis
  • encouraging all first time university entrants up to 25 years old to have the MenACWY vaccination
  • planning ahead for possible case or cluster of cases of meningitis
  • sourcing resources to support awareness of immunisation
  • best practice for communications in the event of a suspected case of meningitis
Published 7 November 2016
Last updated 10 January 2017 + show all updates
  1. Uploaded revised PDF which includes further detail around best practice for communications in the event of a suspected case of Meningitis.
  2. First published.