Endoscope rinse water scheme: recent intended results for distribution

Published 9 September 2013 Last updated 27 January 2021 + show all updates 27 January 2021 Added 'Endoscope rinse water scheme: intended results for distribution EW25'. 28 February 2020 Added 'Endoscope rinse water scheme: intended results for distribution EW24'. 2 October 2019 Added 'Endoscope rinse water scheme: intended results for distribution EW23'. 11 June 2019 Added 'Endoscope rinse water scheme: intended results for distribution EW22'. 5 March 2019 Added 'Endoscope rinse water scheme: intended results for distribution EW21'. 14 November 2018 Added 'Endoscope rinse water scheme: intended results for distribution EW20'. 13 June 2018 Added 'Endoscope rinse water scheme: intended results for distribution EW19'. 27 February 2018 Added 'Endoscope…

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Report a COVID-19 test result

Use this service to report your result to the NHS after using a coronavirus (COVID-19) lateral flow test kit.A lateral flow test is a coronavirus test you do yourself. It shows you the result on a handheld device that comes with the test.Report the result: every time you use a lateral flow test kit as soon as possible after you get the resultYou cannot report a result after more than 24 hours. Source link

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UK SMI Q 7: good practice when ordering and undertaking diagnostic tests for infectious disease serology

Public Health England (PHE) has opened a consultation in joint partnership with professional organisations. This consultation asks for feedback in relation to the ‘UK Standards for Microbiology Investigations Q 7: good practice when ordering and undertaking diagnostic tests for infectious disease serology. We have refined the process so that UK SMI users can comment more easily, if they see no requirement for amendments to the document out for consultation. We request that all feedback be provided through the survey form. Do not submit your feedback as a PDF. Enquiries may be directed to standards@phe.gov.uk. Use this form to provide feedback for Q 07. Source link

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Management of radioactive liquids: review of regulatory framework

Review of regulatory framework for management of radioactive liquids Ref: PHE publications gateway number: GW-1858 PDF, 1.11MB, 151 pages This file may not be suitable for users of assistive technology. Request an accessible format. If you use assistive technology (such as a screen reader) and need a version of this document in a more accessible format, please email publications@phe.gov.uk. Please tell us what format you need. It will help us if you say what assistive technology you use. Source link

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Shooting Up: infections among people who inject drugs in the UK

Published 1 November 2013 Last updated 27 January 2021 + show all updates 27 January 2021 Added December 2020 update report, data tables and links to the slide set and infographic. 17 December 2019 Added December 2019 update report, data tables and briefing documents and added a link to the slide set and infographic. 19 November 2018 Added Shooting Up November 2018 update report; data tables; briefing; and added link to the slide set and infographic under the Details section. 29 November 2017 Added Shooting up November 2017 update report; data tables; briefing; and added link to the slide set and infographic under Details section. 25 November 2016 Added…

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Speech: Reinvigorating our system for international health

In 1832, the London Quarterly Review stated that: We have witnessed the birth of a new pestilence, which in the short space of 14 years has desolated the fairest portions of the globe, and swept off at least 50 million. It has mastered every variety of climate, surmounted every natural barrier, and conquered every people.That was in 1832 and that new pestilence was cholera, which brought devastation across the world.At first, nations turned inwards, and responded alone but after 3 consecutive cholera pandemics in 30 years, accelerated by growing industrialisation, urbanisation and global trade, countries soon realised that infectious diseases could no longer be handled as a domestic…

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Guidance: Private providers of coronavirus testing

Department Of Health Details The Department of Health and Social Care is aware of the private sector (non-NHS) providers published on this page who have declared that they meet the governments minimum standards for: Test to Release for international travel domestic COVID-19 testingBoth lists of providers are updated daily, from Monday to Friday. Published 14 December 2020 Last updated 26 January 2021 +show all updates 26 January 2021 Updated list 25 January 2021 Updated both lists of providers. 22 January 2021 Updated both lists of providers. 21 January 2021 Updated both lists of providers. 20 January 2021 Updated both lists of providers. 19 January 2021 Updated both lists…

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Guidance: Liberty Protection Safeguards factsheets

Department Of Health Details Information about the LPS system, which will be replacing the Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards (DoLS).DoLS is the system used to authorise the care or treatment arrangements of an individual who lacks mental capacity to consent to their arrangements. These safeguards apply when a person is deprived of their liberty in a care home or hospital, in England or Wales.More factsheets will be added. Published 27 November 2020 Last updated 26 January 2021 +show all updates 26 January 2021 Added document 'Liberty Protection Safeguards: settings and Responsible Bodies'. 30 November 2020 Added another factsheet attachment: 'Liberty Protection Safeguards: overview of the process'. 27 November 2020…

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Official Statistics: PPE deliveries (England): 18 January to 24 January 2021

These experimental statistics about PPE items distributed for use by health and social care services in England include a breakdown of deliveries by PPE item.The Weekly PPE data attachment gives a more detailed breakdown of daily PPE deliveries from 18 January to 24 January 2021. Source link

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