Infectious and contagious diseases and immunisations
Strep A/Scarlet Fever
- Public health letter to headteachers (pdf) 5 December 2022
- Public health letter to parents Scarlet fever (pdf) 5 December 2022
Advice for schools and childcare settings during the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, including operating guidance and emergency contacts.
Pre-school vaccinations: guide to vaccinations from 2 to 5 years (GOV.UK)
Guide providing details of immunisations for children between 2 and 5 years, before they start school.
Prevention and control of respiratory infections (including COVID-19) (GOV.UK pdf)
Key actions for managing acute respiratory infections - ARI- (including COVID-19 and flu) in an education or childcare setting.
Winter readiness information for London schools (pdf)
Public Health England (PHE) briefing: information, checklists and leaflets on flu, norovirus and meningitis.
Flu vaccination programme 2022 to 2023: information for healthcare practitioners (GOV.UK)
Guidance for healthcare practitioners on the national influenza immunisation programme 2022 to 2023
Flu vaccination: who should have it this winter and why (GOV.UK)
Leaflet explaining the importance of the influenza (flu) vaccination this winter 2021 to 2022.
Immunisation: Resources for schools (GOV.UK)
Promotional resources for schools.
If you suspect an outbreak please report it immediately to those listed below:
North West London HPT
Covers the London boroughs of Brent, Ealing, Hammersmith & Fulham, Harrow, Hillingdon, Hounslow, Kensington & Chelsea and Westminster.
Tel: 020 3326 1658
Out of hours: 01895 238 282 and ask for the North West London health protection on call staff.
Schools health and safety adviser
Address: Perceval House, 3rd floor SE (plum), 14/16 Uxbridge Road, Ealing, W5 2HL
Tel: 020 8825 7287
Mobile: 07568 130 165
Contact for any immunisation in schools queries:
Central North West London NHS Foundation Trust
Infection control April 2018 (pdf)
Infection control - common infections and causes Feb 2016
Infection control - handwashing
Infection control - cleaning of blood and other bodily fluids
Infection control - action on exposure