What does notifiable disease mean?

notifiable disease, any of various health conditions that upon detection are required to be reported to public health authorities. For certain diseases, namely those of an infectious nature, mandatory disease reporting plays a critical role in preventing and controlling the spread of disease in populations.

What is the criteria for notifiable diseases?

A notifiable infectious disease or condition is one for which regular, frequent, and timely information regarding individual cases is considered necessary for the prevention and control of the disease or condition.

Which disease is notifiable to public health England?

Lists of notifiable diseases

England Northern Ireland Wales
Mumps Mumps Mumps
Plague Plague Plague
Poliomyelitis Poliomyelitis Poliomyelitis
Rabies Rabies Rabies

What is a notifiable disease in Australia definition?

Notifiable diseases include bloodborne diseases, gastrointestinal diseases, sexually transmissible infections, vaccine-preventable diseases, vector borne diseases, zoonoses, listed human diseases, and other bacterial diseases (see Department of Health list of Australian notifiable diseases ).

What is an example of notifiable disease?

Internationally notifiable diseases (i.e., cholera, plague, and yellow fever) are also reportable in compliance with the World Health Organization’s International Health Regulations. The following list includes water-related and waterborne diseases that are nationally notifiable.

What is the process for reporting notifiable diseases in childcare?

Reporting notifiable diseases Childcare settings should telephone their local health protection team (HPT) as soon as possible to report any serious or unusual illness. In particular: Escherichia coli (VTEC) (also called E. coli 0157) or E coli VTEC infection.

What are three notifiable diseases?

Nationally Notifiable Diseases

  • Cholera.
  • Cryptosporidiosis.
  • Cyclosporiasis.
  • Giardiasis.
  • Hepatitis A.
  • Legionellosis.
  • Malaria*
  • Salmonellosis.

What to do if a child has a notifiable disease?

Reporting notifiable diseases Childcare settings should telephone their local health protection team (HPT) as soon as possible to report any serious or unusual illness.

What are the 11 notifiable diseases in childcare?

The diseases are:

  • Diphtheria.
  • Mumps.
  • Poliomyelitis.
  • Haemophilus influenzae Type b (Hib)
  • Meningococcal disease.
  • Rubella (“German measles”)
  • Measles.
  • Pertussis (“whooping cough”)

What are the 11 Notifiable Diseases?

Listed human diseases

  • Human coronavirus with pandemic potential.
  • Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus (otherwise known as MERS-CoV)
  • Plague.
  • Severe acute respiratory syndrome (otherwise known as SARS)
  • Smallpox.
  • Viral haemorrhagic fevers.
  • Yellow fever.

What are the 11 Notifiable Diseases in childcare?

What is a nationally notifiable disease?

Learn more. Matthew Wosnitzer, MD, is a board-certified urologic surgeon and physician scientist. He specializes in male infertility. Nationally notifiable diseases are diseases that healthcare providers are required to report to their local health department.

How do I report a notifiable disease?

Depending on the disease, you can report online, by phone, by fax or by mail. For more details on which diseases and conditions must be reported and how, see the printable list of notifiable diseases and conditions (PDF) or continue reading below.

What is notification of infectious diseases (nod)?

‘Notification of infectious diseases’ is the term used to refer to the statutory duties for reporting notifiable diseases in the Public Health (Control of Disease) Act 1984 and the Health Protection (Notification) Regulations 2010.

What diseases are notifiable under the Health Protection Regulations 2010?

List of notifiable diseases. Diseases notifiable to local authority proper officers under the Health Protection (Notification) Regulations 2010: Acute encephalitis. Acute infectious hepatitis. Acute meningitis. Acute poliomyelitis.