Policy paper

Responding to a UK flu pandemic

This is the government's strategy for responding to an influenza pandemic in the UK.

This was published under the 2010 to 2015 Conservative and Liberal Democrat coalition government

Applies to England


The UK Influenza Preparedness Strategy 2011

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The UK Influenza Pandemic Preparedness Strategy 2011 describes the government’s strategic approach for responding to an influenza pandemic. It updates the clinical, health and scientific advice and information contained in ‘Pandemic flu: a national framework for responding to an influenza pandemic 2007’ and replaces that document.

Published 10 November 2011