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999 and 112: the UK’s national emergency numbers

999 and 112 is the national emergency response service in the UK. 112 is the pan-European equivalent to 999 and can be used in the UK.
24 June 2022Updated contact emails.

12 August 2021First published.

Increase in hepatitis (liver inflammation) cases in children under investigation, UKHSA (updated 23rd June 2022)

Regular UKHSA updates on the ongoing investigation into higher than usual rates of liver inflammation (hepatitis) in children across the UK.
23 June 2022Added latest update.

17 June 2022Added latest update.

No place for cheap alcohol: the potential value of minimum pricing for protecting lives

This paper reviews the status of implementation of minimum pricing globally, provides an overview of the most recent evidence behind the policy, addresses its main strengths & limitations and offers practical considerations for countries with respect t…

Salt: the forgotten foe in UK public health policy

Analysis notes current voluntary salt targets and recent public health policies are not strong or comprehensive enough to incentivise manufacturers to act in terms of salt reduction in foods. It advocates for mandatory targets and labelling alongside p…

Monkeypox vaccination resources, UKHSA (published 22nd June 2022)

Information on the smallpox vaccination used to protect you against the monkeypox virus.

Monkeypox: vaccine to be offered more widely to help control outbreak, UKHSA (published 21st June 2022)

UK Health Security Agency publishes new guidance on offering the Imvanex vaccine to men considered to be at higher risk of exposure.

Smallpox and monkeypox: the green book, chapter 29, UKHSA (updated 22nd June 2022)

Smallpox and monkeypox immunisation information for public health professionals.
21 June 2022Revised to include information on the new smallpox (MVA) vaccine and the response to cases of monkeypox.

20 March 2013First published.

The Allied Health Professions (AHPs) strategy for England AHPs deliver

This new strategy, which builds on the first (‘AHPs into Action’), provides strategic direction to the AHP community across England, to help them and those they work with maximise their contribution to the aim of improving health outcomes for all.

Monkeypox outbreak: vaccination strategy, UKHSA (published 21st June 2022)

Information regarding UKHSA’s vaccine strategy in response to the UK monkeypox outbreak.

Monkeypox: contact tracing, UKHSA (updated 20th June 2022)

Classification of contacts and advice for vaccination and follow-up of contacts of confirmed monkeypox cases.
20 June 2022Added information sheets for contacts.

6 June 2022Updated guidance to clarify recommendations for PEP after 14 days s…