Guidance: NHS COVID-19 app: privacy information

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Guidance: NHS COVID-19 app: privacy information

PDF, 2.81MB, 1 page 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. PDF, 598KB, 1 page 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…

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UK Standards for Microbiology Investigations (UK SMI): scientific information

Definitions During testing process Reactive: initial internal stage positive result pending confirmation. Not reactive: initial internal stage negative result. Equivocal: result is not clearly positive or negative. Further testing is required. The term ‘equivocal’ may be different for various platforms for example ‘indeterminate’. Inhibitory: the term ‘inhibitory’ may be different for various platforms for example ‘invalid’. Reporting stage These terms are used for final or preliminary reports. Detected: report stage confirmed reactive result. Not detected: report stage not reactive result. Indeterminate: reactive result that cannot be confirmed. Inhibitory: the term ‘inhibitory’ may be different for various platforms for example ‘invalid’. Technical limitations Limitations of UK SMIs The recommendations…

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Corporate information: Department of Health and Social Care – Statistics at DHSC

Coronavirus (COVID-19) DHSC statisticsDaily statistics on testing, cases and deaths NHS test and trace statistics (England): weekly reports Summary of UK test and trace data available PPE deliveries statistics (England): weekly reportsOther relevant coronavirus statisticsOffice for National Statistics (ONS) data and analysis on coronavirus in the UK ONS data on registered deaths Central government dashboard for coronavirus in the UK Public Health Wales rapid coronavirus surveillance Scotland daily coronavirus data Northern Ireland Public Health AgencySupplementary statisticsDHSC: supplementary statistical dataAbortion statisticsDHSC publishes annual statistics on abortion for England and WalesSex ratios at birth statisticsDHSC publishes birth ratios for all mothers, by mothers country of birth (within Great Britain) and…

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Childhood flu programme: information for healthcare practitioners

Published 8 October 2013 Last updated 14 September 2020 + show all updates 14 September 2020Added the guidance for the 2020 to 2021 flu season. 7 August 2019Updated links relating to vaccines and porcine gelatine. 11 July 2019Updated guidance document and slideset link for the 2019 to 2020 child flu vaccination programme. 24 July 2018Added revised guidance for the 2018 to 2019 flu season. 15 August 2017Added link to slideset for the 2017 to 2018 national childhood flu immunisation programme; for viewing and downloading. 7 August 2017Revised guidance for the 2017 to 2018 flu season. 13 September 2016Updated to included more information on vaccine effectiveness and viral shedding. 25…

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Inactivated influenza vaccine: information for healthcare practitioners

Published 19 October 2016 Last updated 11 September 2020 + show all updates 11 September 2020Added guidance for the winter 2020 to 2021 flu programme. 26 November 2019Updated antibiotic section and reference to gelatin. 22 October 2019Revised the guidance to include information on checkpoint inhibitors. 20 August 2019Added new version for the flu season 2019 to 2020. 27 September 2018Added new revised version of document. 8 August 2018Added national influenza programme guidance for the inactivated influenza vaccine. 15 August 2017Added link to slideset for the 2017 to 2018 national flu immunisation programme; for viewing and downloading. 7 August 2017Revised guidance for the 2017 to 2018 flu season. 10 November…

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Guidance: Coronavirus (COVID-19) testing: privacy information

Published 17 April 2020 Last updated 10 September 2020 +show all updates 10 September 2020Added new document: 'Antibody testing for coronavirus: privacy information'. 8 July 2020In the privacy information and quick read: changed if it is confirmed that that you contracted COVID-19 from a work-related exposure your employer is obliged to report this to the Health and Safety Executive to if there is reasonable evidence that you contracted COVID-19 from a work-related exposure your employer is obliged to report this to the Health and Safety Executive. Added contacting you (if you test positive) as part of the government contact tracing programme and sharing your coronavirus test result with…

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