Surveillance Surveillance Expert advice & consultation Vaccination programmes Rotavirus

Surveillance Surveillance Expert advice & consultation Vaccination programmes Rotavirus

Surveillance Surveillance Expert advice & consultation Vaccination programmes Rotavirus

Weede, Tom, Executive Editor has reference to this Academic Journal, PHwiki organized this Journal NHS boards’ health protection role Aim: ‘through co-operation with its partners, to protect the local population from hazards which endanger their health by preventing, controlling or reducing exposure to these in addition to limiting damage to health when such exposures occur’ Hazards: Communicable diseases, environmental hazards – chemicals & toxins, radiation (e.g. sun, radon, nuclear waste) & physical (e.g. combustion particulates) SEHD/CMO(2007) 2 NHS boards’ health protection remitRisk assessment, management & communicationCommunicable disease prevention & control:e.g. E. coli O157 cases.Managing clusters, outbreaks in addition to incidentse.g. Legionella cluster.Guideline in addition to protocol development:e.g. Public Health management of meningococcal disease.Emergency Planning in addition to preparedness: e.g. Ebola virus disease, avian flu.Risk assessment, management & communicationPort Health function:Port Medical Officer – airports in addition to ship ports.Protect public health from risks (communicable disease / environmental) arising from vehicles arriving or leaving Scottish ports.

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Surveillance ‘the ongoing, systematic collection, analysis, interpretation, in addition to dissemination of data regarding a health-related event as long as use in public health action to reduce morbidity in addition to mortality in addition to to improve health’Surveillance Public Health (Scotl in addition to ) Act 2008:List of notifiable diseases in addition to infections: E Coli 0157, meningococcal disease, measles, Hep C virus, Varicella, etc.Notifications received from clinicians & laboratories.Registers as long as notifiable diseases – monitored by health protection team.Surveillance includes collection of additional in as long as mation on possible routes of exposure.National enhanced surveillance programmes including: Seasonal flu (severe cases), Invasive meningococcal disease, TB (tuberculosis), Legionella infections, Environmental Health Surveillance System as long as Scotl in addition to .Expert advice & consultationInfection control advice & training:Care homes.Schools in addition to nurseries.Potential health impacts of environmental exposures:Chemical incidents e.g. ammonia spill.Risk health assessments e.g. Newton area of Ayr.Planning applications eg. Hunterston multifuel power station.Immunisation advice:Advice to health professionals.974 immunisation queries in 2013.

Vaccination programmes Public health leadership – Coordination of the implementation in addition to monitoring of immunisation programmes. Childhood immunisations include: Diphtheria, Tetanus, Pertussis, Polio, Hib (Haemophilus influenzae type B).Pneumococcal disease.Rotavirus.Meningitis C.Measles, mumps in addition to rubella (MMR).HPV.If at risk they can also be immunised against Hepatitis B in addition to Tuberculosis.Childhood Immunisation is constantly evolvingIn the last two years alone:Rotavirus has been introduced.Flu immunisation has been introduced in schools as long as all primary school aged children in addition to in GP surgeries as long as 2-5 year olds.Men C has been introduced into teenage booster programme in addition to as long as under 25 first time university students, in addition to reduced in infant programme.HPV schedule has been changed as long as teenage girls. RotavirusRotavirus is the most common cause of gastroenteritis in young children. Most children will experience at least one infection with rotavirus be as long as e they are five years old, with some requiring hospitalisation as long as rehydration.An oral vaccine against Rotavirus was introduced into the infant immunisation programme on 1 July 2013 as long as babies aged 2 in addition to 3 months.Latest uptake rates in Ayrshire in addition to Arran show 95.1% of infants received first dose in addition to 92.7% received second dose.

RotavirusScotl in addition to – Number of hospital admissions as long as rotavirus as long as infants <1 year by month (pre in addition to post introduction of vaccine): Scotl in addition to – Laboratory reports of rotavirus in children <1 year old (pre in addition to post introduction of vaccine):Rotavirus Scotl in addition to - Percentage of calls to NHS 24 as long as symptoms of vomiting in children under 1 year (pre in addition to post introduction of vaccine):Rotavirus Scotl in addition to - Percentage of calls to NHS 24 as long as symptoms of diarrhoea in children under 1 year (pre in addition to post introduction of vaccine):RotavirusAt-Risk groups - Chronic Resp Disease. - Chronic Heart Disease. - Chronic Renal Disease. - Chronic Liver Disease. - Chronic Neurological Disease. - Diabetes. - Immunosuppression. Other groups - Over 65 years old. Pregnant women.- Preschool children.- Primary shool aged children.- Unpaid Carers.Some occupational groups (including NHS staff).Seasonal flu vaccinationFlu Immunisation as long as ChildrenPreviously to 2012/13 only children who were “at risk” were offered flu immunisation in GP surgeries. These are children with health conditions.In 2013/14, a new nasal flu immunisation was introduced as long as children across Scotl in addition to . Public Health leads the implementation of this new flu vaccine. The flu vaccine is offered to: Primary school aged children at schools. Most ‘at risk’ children in this age group can be vaccinated in GP surgeries if preferred. 2013/14: children in P6-P7 classes. 2014/15: all primary school children.Preschool children at GP surgeries. 2013/14: 2-3 years olds. 2014/15: 2-5 year olds.Flu Immunisation as long as Children During the first year of the implementation of the flu childhood programme (2012/13):74% of all eligible primary school (P6-P7) children were immunised against flu. 50.3% of all 2-3 year olds were immunised in GP surgeries.Flu Immunisation as long as ChildrenWithin Ayrshire in addition to Arran the percentage of immunised “at risk” children was: - 36.5% of children “at risk” in 2012/2013 (be as long as e the new childhood programme).70% of children “at risk” in primary school 6 in addition to 7 classes in 2013/14 (54.5% at schools; 15.5% GP surgeries).Flu Immunisation as long as Children VaccinationThe US Centers as long as Disease Control in addition to Prevention (CDC) cites vaccination as the number one public health achievement of that century.The World Health Organisation (WHO) estimates that vaccination saves 2 to 3 million lives a year.Collaborative WorkingIn everything we doJoint Health Protection PlanProduced in conjunction with North, South in addition to East Ayrshire Environmental Health ServicesProvides overview of health protection priorities, provision in addition to preparedness as long as NHS board areaCovers two-year periodCurrent plan covers period April 2014 to March 2016Other partners include:Wider public health work as long as ceCivil Protection DepartmentGPs in addition to hospital cliniciansHospital infection control teamLocal in addition to national laboratoriesHealth Protection Scotl in addition to LA Education DepartmentsScottish WaterSEPAPolice, fire, ambulance Weede, Tom Vim & Vigor Executive Editor

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