National norovirus and rotavirus bulletin: management information

National norovirus and rotavirus bulletin: week 49 (17 December 2020) Ref: PHE publications gateway number: GW-1813 PDF, 615KB, 12 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. This bulletin provides an overview of norovirus and rotavirus activity in England during the winter of the 2020 to 2021 season. The data presented are derived from four national…

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Guidance: Contain Outbreak Management Fund: payments to local authorities

Department Of Health Details These documents set out: payments to local authorities from the Contain Outbreak Management Fund from 2 December 2020 the policy and details of payments to local authorities from the Contain Outbreak Management Fund from June 2020 up to 2 December 2020 Published 26 November 2020 Last updated 10 December 2020 +show all updates 10 December 2020 Updated the 'Contain Outbreak Management Fund: payments to local authorities June 2020 to 2 December 2020' to reflect that Aylesbury Vale, Chiltern, South Bucks and Wycombe are merged to be Buckinghamshire Council. Bournemouth, Christchurch and Poole combined to form Bournemouth, Christchurch & Poole (BCP) Council. East Dorset, North…

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BBV-related infection control breaches: management toolkit

This toolkit provides support to teams in PHE investigating incidents where an infection control breach or failure has led to potential risk of bloodborne virus (BBV) transmission. The toolkit is designed to supplement incident response, which should primarily be investigated using standard procedures, and any internal reporting or escalation of the incident should follow existing arrangements, for example, the National Incident and Emergency Response Plan (NIERP). Source link

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COVID-19: investigation and management of travellers returning from Denmark and their household contacts

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COVID-19: investigation and initial clinical management of possible cases

Published 10 January 2020 Last updated 2 October 2020 + show all updates 2 October 2020Consolidated case definitions for inpatient and community settings into 1 list. 31 July 2020Updated flowchart to reflect the extension of the self-isolation period from 7 to 10 days. 30 July 2020Updated information in section 3, with regards to 14-day self-isolation for admitted patients and provision of written information on ongoing isolation when discharging patients. 22 May 2020Updated flowchart. 18 May 2020Updated information on case definition. 27 April 2020Removed link to withdrawn primary care guidance from the flowchart. 21 April 2020Removed guidance on Priorities for SARS-CoV-2 (COVID-19) testing. 6 April 2020Updated information provided on local testing.…

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COVID-19: management of staff and exposed patients and residents in health and social care settings

Published 4 April 2020 Last updated 28 September 2020 + show all updates 28 September 2020Updated the exemption of PCR retesting period from 6 weeks to 90 days. 18 August 2020Updates made to section 4 to include guidance on when health and social care staff can be exempt from being considered a contact for the purposes of Test and Trace. 31 July 2020Updated flowcharts to reflect the extension of the self-isolation period from 7 to 10 days. 30 July 2020Updated to reflect the extension of the self-isolation period from 7 days to 10 days for staff who have COVID-19 symptoms or a positive test result from the community; 14…

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Rabies post-exposure treatment: management guidelines

Published 1 January 2013 Last updated 9 September 2020 + show all updates 9 September 2020Added letter for accident and emergency consultants and pharmacists. 26 August 2020Updated guidelines on managing rabies post-exposure August 2020. 30 October 2019Updated guidelines with reference to a new version of the form. Added clarification on category 2 and 3 bites. Updated information about compliance with Falsified Medicines Directive. Also added new telephone numbers for the Rabies and Immunoglobulin service and Animal Plant Health Agency. 9 May 2019Updated summary and guidelines - see page 4 for details of changes. 3 July 2018Added summary of risk assessment and treatment. 2 July 2018Updated guidelines - see page…

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