Tagged: flu

Updated guidance for the management of deaths resulting from a flu pandemic

This updated guidance document proposes changes to the procedures for death and cremation certification that could be used in a severe influenza pandemic. It would enable doctors to spend as … Read more → – Updated guidance for the management of deaths resulting from a flu pandemic

Guidance for winter flu vaccination programme published

The Chief Medical Officer, Director of Nursing and Chief Pharmaceutical Officer have today written to GPs and other health professionals emphasising the need to increase flu vaccination rates particularly among: … Read more → – Guidance for winter flu vaccination programme published

Winterwatch keeps public up-to-date

A nationwide information service to help keep everyone safe and well this winter was launched today by the Chief Medical Officer, Professor Dame Sally Davies. The online hub will provide … Read more → – Winterwatch keeps public up-to-date

The week: issue 222

Register for the NHS Chief Executives Conference 2011, read about today’s publication of the pandemic flu strategy and find out more about the launch of the new £2 million dementia … Read more → – The week: issue 222

UK one of best prepared for pandemic

The UK Influenza Pandemic Preparedness Strategy 2011, which aims to ensure that the UK continues to be one of the best-prepared countries in the world, was published today. The updated … Read more → – UK one of best prepared for pandemic

Remember to get your flu jab

The Chief Medical Officer, Professor Dame Sally Davies, is reminding everyone in an at-risk group to come forward and join the estimated seven million people who have already had the … Read more → – Remember to get your flu jab

Chief Nursing Officer bulletin – October 2011

In this issue, read Christine Beasley’s voicepiece on the second phase of the NHS Future Forum, find out more about the now live NHS Commissioning Board Authority and get updated … Read more → – Chief Nursing Officer bulletin – October 2011