How prepared are we to manage within the community?. Pandemic Influenza and Scotland. RCPE SEMINAR June 2006. What is being prepared to respond Preparedness Standards for Overall Strategic, Healthcare and Health Protection Services Conclusions on levels of preparedness in the community.
Single wave profile showing proportion of new clinical cases, consultations, hospitalisations or deaths by week.
End of first pandemic wave
Alert Level 4
Maintain essential services
Alert Level 2 new virus in UK Slow spread
Alert Level 1 no virus in UK
Making plans operational at the local level.
Making sure that national plans and actions work well together between counties and within countries
Stepping up prevention efforts against seasonal influenza
Extending influenza research from basic science to include more operational researchPandemic Influenza Preparedness in the EU
Limit transmission and mitigate impact
Keep society going
Strategic Co-ordinating Groups
Care and treat sick and support their families
Health and Social Care
Primary Care, Community Care
Pandemic Influenza Preparedness Standards for Overall Strategic, Healthcare and Health Protection Services
Strategic: Structures and processes in place to ensure preparedness for managing the local NHS response to a pandemic of influenza
Health protection services: Structures and processes in place to ensure preparedness for limiting the transmission of pandemic influenza and its impact on the public’s health.
Healthcare services: Structures and processes in place to ensure preparedness for responding to the direct and indirect health consequences of an influenza pandemic
i.e. specific questions
Audit & Review
Individual Board & National Scores
1 Board is still considering how to take forward their responsibilities
2 Board is actively developing the means to take forward their responsibilities
3 Board is actively implementing the means of meeting its responsibilities
4 Board is monitoring the adequacy of how they have implemented its responsibilities
NHS Boards have structures and processes in place to ensure preparedness for responding to the direct and indirect health consequences of an influenza pandemic