Guidance

Meningococcal disease: guidance on public health management

Advice for health protection professionals on the management of meningococcal disease in the UK.

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Guidance for public health management of meningococcal disease

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Meningococcal public health communication templates

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Management, guidance and control measures from Public Health England’s Vaccine Preventable Invasive Bacterial Infections Forum.

This guidance on the public health management of individual cases and clusters of invasive meningococcal disease is an amalgamation of the 2014 guidance on preventing secondary cases of MenB disease and the 2012 version of the guidance for public health management of meningococcal disease in the UK.

First published February 2011, revised March 2012, March 2018, March 2019 and August 2019.

Published 1 March 2012
Last updated 6 August 2019 + show all updates
  1. Added revised guidance document (see change history on page 5) and communication templates document.

  2. Added revised communication templates.

  3. Published new combined guidance on the public health management of meningococcal disease.

  4. First published.