Can calls to NHS Direct be used for syndromic surveillance?

Hollyoak, Vivien, Harcourt, Sally, Joseph, C. A. and Smith, Gill (2001) Can calls to NHS Direct be used for syndromic surveillance? Communicable Disease and Public Health, 4 (3). pp. 178-182. ISSN 1462-1843

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Abstract

This work was the start of an extremely successful and continuing collaboration between the Health Protection Agency and NHS Direct in establishing real time syndromic surveillance to identify emerging incidents and outbreaks of infection. This and related papers have been presented and cited nationally and internationally

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: influenza, public health surveillance, telephone helpline
Subjects: B900 Others in Subjects allied to Medicine
Department: Faculties > Health and Life Sciences > School of Health, Community and Education Studies > Healthcare
Depositing User: EPrints Services
Date Deposited: 12 May 2008 13:14
Last Modified: 29 Feb 2016 15:54
URI: http://nrl.northumbria.ac.uk/id/eprint/746

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