- Public Health England
- Part of:
- Scarlet fever: guidance and data and Group A streptococcal infections: guidance and data
- 16 April 2014
- Last updated:
- 30 October 2017, see all updates
Guidelines to help health protection teams control outbreaks of scarlet fever in schools, nurseries and other childcare settings.
Guidelines for the public health management of scarlet fever outbreaks in schools, nurseries and other childcare settings
Ref: PHE Gateway Number:2017524 PDF, 619KB, 26 pages
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These guidelines were first developed by the national incident management team (IMT) in response to the upsurge in scarlet fever in April 2014 and subsequently updated by a subgroup of the IMT in 2016 and 2017 to reflect the changing epidemiology, evidence and feedback on implementation in practice.
Published: 16 April 2014
Updated: 30 October 2017
- Guidance revised to reflect the changing epidemiology, evidence and feedback on implementation in practice.
- First published.