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From April 2013 HPA is part of Public Health England. We continue to publish health protection reports and surveillance data on this site.

 

PHE publishes regular reports about influenza surveillance, and its consequences on human health in the UK.

  • HPA National Influenza Report
    Reports are published weekly throughout the influenza season (October to May) with the aim of providing a timely summary, along with comments and interpretation, of clinical and virological indicators of influenza activity in the United Kingdom. Reports of influenza activity in Europe and other parts of the world arealso be included.
    Added/updated: 21 October 2010
  • Surveillance of influenza and other respiratory viruses in the UK: Winter 2013 to 2014
    Low levels of influenza activity were seen in the community in the UK, with virological activity occurring late in the 2013 to 2014 season and peaking in week 9 2014.
    Added/updated: 12 June 2014
  • Surveillance of influenza and other respiratory viruses, including novel respiratory viruses, in the UK: Winter 2012-13
    Although influenza activity in the UK rose to only low levels in the 2012/13 season, activity was prolonged and reached levels higher than those seen in 2011/12.
    Added/updated: 27 June 2013
  • Surveillance of influenza and other respiratory viruses in the UK: 2011-2012 report
    Following the intense influenza activity observed in 2010/11, seasonal influenza activity in 2011/12 in the United Kingdom through several indicators was low and late.
    Added/updated: 22 June 2012
  • Surveillance of influenza and other respiratory viruses in the UK: 2010-2011 report
    Following the emergence of the novel pandemic (H1N1) 2009 influenza virus in North America in April 2009, the first UK cases were reported on 27 April 2009. Several existing and new surveillance systems were used to investigate the first cases, to monitor the unfolding pandemic and to measure the impact and effectiveness of the various countermeasures that were implemented in the UK.
    Added/updated: 25 May 2011
  • Epidemiological report of pandemic (H1N1) 2009 in the UK
    Following the emergence of the novel pandemic (H1N1) 2009 influenza virus in North America in April 2009, the first UK cases were reported on 27 April 2009. Several existing and new surveillance systems were used to investigate the first cases, to monitor the unfolding pandemic and to measure the impact and effectiveness of the various countermeasures that were implemented in the UK.
    Added/updated: 21 October 2010
  • Influenza Pandemic Preparedness Update
    In response to the ongoing need to update and inform colleagues of the latest news and developments in relation to seasonal, avian and pandemic influenza, Influenza Preparedness Updates have been launched and will be issued on a 4-6 weekly basis.
    Added/updated: 21 June 2010
  • Health Protection Agency Pandemic Influenza Contingency Plan
    This document outlines the Health Protection Agency’s plan for responding to an influenza pandemic, and replaces all previous versions.
    Added/updated: 17 August 2009