Guidance: Overseas NHS visitors: implementing the charging regulations

Department Of Health PDF, 1.72MB, 129 pages This file may not be suitable for users of assistive technology. Request an accessible format. If you use assistive technology (such as a screen reader) and need aversion of this document in a more accessible format, please email publications@dhsc.gov.uk.Please tell us what format you need. It will help us if you say what assistive technology you use. Details Help and advice on the implementation of the National Health Service (Charges to Overseas Visitors) Regulations 2015, which have been amended most recently by the National Health Service (Charges to Overseas Visitors) (Amendment) Regulations 2017. Published 1 August 2018 Last updated 7 September…

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SARS-CoV-2 RNA testing: assurance of positive results during periods of low prevalence

This document provides guidance for procedures to be implemented in laboratories to provide assurance of positive SARS-CoV-2 RNA results during periods of low prevalence, when there is a reduction in the predictive value of positive test results. This guidance is applicable to all laboratories to help guide the interpretation of positive results. It includes background information, explains the problem and details actions that should be considered by all laboratories providing SARS-CoV-2 RNA testing. Source link

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COVID-19: long-term health effects – GOV.UK

There is accumulating evidence to suggest that cases of coronavirus (COVID-19) who have experienced both mild and severe symptoms can experience long-term health effects. This document provides information on the health problems reported in COVID-19 cases following acute disease, and guidance for healthcare professionals on how to advise recovering COVID-19 patients. Source link

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Sexually transmitted infections (STIs): annual data tables

Published 17 June 2010 Last updated 7 September 2020 + show all updates 7 September 2020Table 2 has been temporarily removed and will be republished after minor edits. 2 September 2020Updated with 2019 STI data; annual report; pre-release access list; and added links to infographic and slide set. Revised previously published data to reflect resubmissions and improvements to data cleaning. 23 October 2019Added ‘Table 5: selected STI diagnoses and rates in the UK by gender and age group, 2014 to 2018’. 5 September 2019Updated table 4 with missing cells for total chlamydia tests from non-specialist services in 2015 and the total number of HIV diagnoses in 2016. 4 June…

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PHE data series on deaths in people with COVID-19: technical summary

Published 29 April 2020 Last updated 7 September 2020 + show all updates 7 September 2020Updated related deaths time series spreadsheet with latest figures. 6 September 2020Updated related deaths time series spreadsheet with latest figures. 5 September 2020Updated related deaths time series spreadsheet with latest figures. 4 September 2020Updated related deaths time series spreadsheet with latest figures. 3 September 2020Updated related deaths time series spreadsheet with latest figures. 2 September 2020Updated related deaths time series spreadsheet with latest figures. 1 September 2020Updated related deaths time series spreadsheet with latest figures. 31 August 2020Updated related deaths time series spreadsheet with latest figures. 30 August 2020Updated related deaths time series spreadsheet…

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New voluntary calorie guidelines to help industry tackle obesity

The government is encouraging the food industry to support the national effort against COVID-19 and obesity, with voluntary calorie reduction guidelines to make it easier for the nation to choose healthier options in everyday meals and foods. Voluntary guidelines for industry are a key commitment of the government’s obesity strategy and have a renewed urgency following evidence that being overweight can increase the health risks from COVID-19. A recent Public Health England (PHE) report found that being severely overweight increases people’s risk of hospitalisation, Intensive Care Unit admission and death from COVID-19. High calories in many products in a broad range of everyday meals and foods are one…

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Notifiable diseases: causative agents report for 2020

Published 7 January 2020 Last updated 7 September 2020 + show all updates 7 September 2020Added report for week 36, 2020. 2 September 2020Added report for week 35, 2020. 24 August 2020Added report for week 34, 2020. 19 August 2020Added report for week 33, 2020. 10 August 2020Added report for week 32, 2020. 3 August 2020Added report for week 31, 2020. 27 July 2020Added report for week 30, 2020. 20 July 2020Added report for week 29, 2020. 13 July 2020Added report for week 28, 2020. 6 July 2020Added report for week 27, 2020. 29 June 2020Added report for week 25, 2020. 15 June 2020Added report for week 24, 2020.…

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