Tag: flu

Flu outbreak in care homes: standard operating procedures

1st February 2019

The London Integrated Urgent Care programme and London Heath Protection Team have agreed a Standard Operating Procedure (SOP) for suspected flu outbreaks in care homes. This resource provides information on what care homes need to do if they are concerned they have a flu outbreak in the home, and how to respond to a suspected […]

Keeping London’s care home residents safe from flu

23rd October 2017

NHS England’s (London) Kenny Gibson on how we’re working to reduce the spread of flu in care homes and keep residents and staff well this winter. “People aged 65 or over are more likely to have a bad case of flu or develop a serious complication, such as bronchitis or pneumonia. We know more people attend A&E with flu […]