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Influenza A H1N1v

This page and the associated documents have been retained as an archive to the HPS response to the Pandemic (H1N1) 2009. They are for reference purposes only.

See the seasonal influenza pages for information about current surveillance activities.

Publications

Outbreak Reports

Situation Reports (Archive)

During this pandemic HPS issued daily/weekly situation reports.

The weekly situation reports can be accessed from the Weekly Influenza Situation Report (Including H1N1v) Archive.

The daily situation reports were published as news items and can be view in the HPS News Archive.

Guidelines Related to H1N1 (Archive)

 

Infection Control Principles

Type of
Document

Document Name

Date Last Amended

Guidance

General information on Influenza A H1N1v Adobe PDF Icon

08 January 2010

Guidance

Modes of Transmission of Influenza A H1N1v and Transmission Based Precautions (TBPs) Adobe PDF Icon

08 January 2010

 

Hospitals Settings

Type of
Document

Document Name

Date Last Amended

Guidance
(Checklist)

 

Checklist of Infection Control Precautions to Minimise Transmission of Influenza A H1N1v in the Hospital Setting Adobe PDF Icon

08 January 2010

Guidance

Pandemic Flu: Guidance for infection control in hospitals and primary care settings Adobe PDF Icon

2008

Advice

Donning and Removal of Personal Protective Equipment Adobe PDF Icon

18 September 2009

Guidance

 

Guidance for Health Protection Teams on the Use of Post Exposure Prophylaxis (PEP) in the Treatment Phase of Influenza A H1N1v Pandemic Adobe PDF Icon

12 November 2009

 

Primary Care Settings

Type of
Document

Document Name

Date Last Amended

Guidance
(Checklist)

 

Checklist of Infection Control Precautions to Minimise Transmission of Influenza A H1N1v in the Primary Care Practice Setting Adobe PDF Icon

08 January 2010

Advice Statement

British Thoracic Society and British Paediatric Respiratory Society statement on the use of nebulisers in patients where influenza A/H1N1v infection is suspected Adobe PDF Icon

August 2009

Guidance

GPs may wish to familiarise themselves with the information published in January 2009 by the Royal College of General Practitioners and the British Medical Association.

01 December 2008

Advice

Antiviral Prescribing: Summary of prescribing guidance for Health Protection Teams Adobe PDF Icon

12 May 2009

Guidance

 

 

Checklist of Infection Control Precautions to minimise transmission of Influenza A H1N1v in the General Dental Practice setting Adobe PDF Icon

08 January 2010

FAQs

 

 

Health care workers (HCWs) caring for suspected (clinically diagnosed) or confirmed cases of Influenza A(H1N1)v: Frequently Asked Questions Adobe PDF Icon

13 November 2009

FAQs

 

FFP3 Respirators: Frequently Asked Questions Adobe PDF Icon

13 November 2009

Advice

Donning and Removal of Personal Protective Equipment Adobe PDF Icon

18 September 2009

Guidance

 

Guidance for Health Protection Teams on the Use of Post Exposure Prophylaxis (PEP) in the Treatment Phase of Influenza A H1N1v Pandemic Adobe PDF Icon

12 November 2009

Guidance

 

Pandemic influenza: summary infection control guidance for ambulance services during an influenza pandemic External weblink Department of Health

08 January 2010

 

Advice to Support H1N1 Vaccination

Type of
Document

Document Name

Date Last Amended

Advice

Advice on the Preparation and Administration of the Vaccine: Bung Management Statement Adobe PDF Icon

16 November 2009

Advice

Immunisation of Pregnant Women against Influenza A H1N1(v) Adobe PDF Icon

03 December 2009

Guidance


Vaccination in Pregnant Women

10 December 2009

Guidance


The 'Green Book'
Chapter 23a Pandemic influenza A(H1N1)v 2009
External weblink

14 December 2009

 

Non-Clinical Settings

Type of
Document

Document Name

Date Last Amended

Guidance

Checklist of Infection Control Precautions to Minimise Transmission of Influenza A H1N1v when Providing Care in the Patient's/Client's Home Adobe PDF Icon

02 October 2009

Advice

 

 

Preventing and controlling the spread of swine flu: Advice for schools and nurseries Adobe PDF Icon

10 November 2009

Guidance

Universities & Colleges / Guidance on Planning: Influenza Pandemic External weblink

This SG guidance offers help to colleges and universities in taking practical action to ensure that this sector is as well prepared as possible for dealing with the effects the pandemic.

September 2009

 

Port Health (Travel)

Type of
Document

Document Name

Date Last Amended

Guidance

 

 

Guidance for Management of Suspected Cases of Influenza A H1N1v on Offshore Installations Adobe PDF Icon

18 September 2009

Guidance

 

TPH2 - HPS Guidance on action at airports for the Treatment Phase during an Influenza A (H1N1v) Pandemic with TPH6 as Annex Adobe PDF Icon

06 August 2009

Guidance

 

TPH3 - HPS Guidance on action at sea ports for the Treatment Phase during an Influenza A (H1N1v) Pandemic with TPH6 as Annex Adobe PDF Icon

06 August 2009

Guidance

 

TPH6 - HPS Guidance (Treatment Phase) - onward travel of passengers arriving at air or sea ports Adobe PDF Icon

06 August 2009

Guidance

 

TPH7 - HPS Guidance on cleaning aircraft after passenger or crew has been identified as a possible case of Influenza A (H1N1v) Adobe PDF Icon

01 July 2009

 

Clinical Guidance

Type of
Document

Document Name
and Authoring Body

Date Last Amended

Guidance

Pandemic H1N1 2009 Influenza: Clinical Management Guidelines for Adults and Children External weblink
Department of Health

30 October 2009

Guidance

Pandemic H1N1 2009 Influenza: Clinical Management Guidelines for Pregnancy External weblink
Department of Health and the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists

30 October 2009

References and Online Resources


Information on Pregnancy and Influenza A H1N1v: Online Resource List Adobe PDF Icon

23 November 2009