The identification and management of outbreaks of norovirus infection in tourists and leisure industry settings - guide for NHS boards and local authorities

Publication Date: 01 April 2005

Laboratory reports and outbreaks of norovirus ​infection have increased s​ubstantially in recent years. Most outbreaks occur in closed or semi-closed communities, especially hospitals, nursing homes and leisure industry settings such as hotels, holiday and caravan camps, and coach parties.

Although this guidance is not specifically aimed at cruise ships and residential homes it may be useful in managing outbreaks within these environments.​

Resource information

Health Protection Scotland
Publication type:
Guideline and Guidance