Health protection


  1. Find your local health protection team in England

    Get support from your local health protection team (HPT) to prevent and reduce the effect of diseases and chemical and radiation hazards

  2. Malaria: risk assessment form

    For healthcare professionals to email malaria prophylaxis queries to the Malaria reference laboratory (Malaria RL).

  3. COVER vaccine coverage data submission forms

    Guidance for local health authorities on parameters for quarterly and annual data for the cover of vaccination evaluated rapidly (COVER) programme.

  4. Mycology identification and susceptibility testing request form

    Form (Y1) for isolates of mould or yeast for identification and antifungal susceptibility testing.

  5. Acute respiratory infection outbreak: reporting form

    A form for reporting outbreaks of acute respiratory infections in institutions, which does not require virological confirmation.

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Guidance and regulation

  1. Zika virus: country specific risk
  2. Complete routine immunisation schedule
  3. Notifiable diseases and causative organisms: how to report
  4. Influenza: the green book, chapter 19
  5. Health protection in schools and other childcare facilities
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News and communications

  1. Marketing authorisations granted in October 2018
  2. Measles outbreaks across England
  3. Public Health England warns travellers of rabies risk
  4. Vaccine update: issue 287, October 2018
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Research and statistics

  1. Pyogenic and non-pyogenic streptococcal bacteraemia: annual data from voluntary surveillance
  2. Common animal-associated infections quarterly reports: 2018
  3. Health Protection Report volume 12 (2018)
  4. GP out-of-hours syndromic surveillance: weekly bulletins for 2018
  5. Syndromic surveillance: weekly summaries for 2018
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Policy papers and consultations

  1. UK SMI V 53: Screening and monitoring for hepatitis E infection
  2. UK SMI V 53: Screening for hepatitis E infection
  3. UK SMI TP 27: oxidation-fermentation of glucose test
  4. UK SMI TP 29: porphyrin synthesis (ALA) test
  5. UK SMI TP 26: oxidase test
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Transparency and freedom of information releases

  1. NDA and PHE Epidemiology Governance Group Annual Report 2017 to 2018
  2. UK Public Health Rapid Support Team annual review: 2018
  3. Data Release Register: 2014 to 2017
  4. Public Health England (PHE) research involving animals
  5. Deaths from air pollution in Enfield and Barnet
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