The government wants the NHS to deliver better results, giving patients more choice and doctors and nurses more freedom to shape services that meet patients’ needs.



  1. Guidelines for Newborn Blood Spot Sampling 2015

    • Open consultation
  2. Role of a responsible officer: revised guidance

    • Open consultation
  3. IPSIS: call for evidence

    • Open consultation

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  1. Meningococcal: the green book, chapter 22

    • Guidance
  2. Notifiable diseases: weekly report

    • Research and analysis
  3. Shingles vaccination

    • Promotional material

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Detailed guides

  1. MMR catchup programme: diagnosis, case management, and advice

    How to confirm a measles diagnosis, manage cases and contacts, control infection, and vaccinate young or partially-covered patients. Read more

  2. NHS procurement, choice and competition: ask a question or make a complaint

    If you have a query about NHS procurement, choice or competition, Monitor is happy to speak to you informally or formally. Please call to discuss your situation and available options. Read more

  3. Whooping cough (pertussis): management of infant contacts of pertussis

    Information for health professionals on management and vaccination of young infants and neonates. Read more

  4. Whooping cough (pertussis): immunisation of healthcare workers

    Immunisation of health professionals during whooping cough outbreaks. Read more

  5. Sources of UK flu data: influenza surveillance in the UK

    The PHE influenza Surveillance Section, Respiratory Disease Department, coordinates and collates flu surveillance for the UK. Read more