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Public Health Real-time Emergency Dept Surveillance System (PHREDSS) Public Health Unit Response

Doc type: Guideline

Doc No.: GL2010_009

Functional Group - Sub Group:
Population Health - Communicable Diseases

Summary
These guidelines describe the purpose and activities of the ED Surveillance Team in monitoring PHREDSS and reporting to Public Health Units (PHUs). It also describes the reasons that a PHREDSS Situation Report will be sent to a Public Health Unit (PHU) and provides guidance for PHUs in considering activity in response to receiving a PHREDSS Situation Report.

Date of Publication: 01 July 2010

Replaces: N/A
Author Branch: Epidemiology and Research

This document applies to: Area Health Services/Chief Executive Governed Statutory Health Corporation, Public Health Units

Audience: Public Health Unit Staff

Distributed to: Public Health System, Government Medical Officers, NSW Ambulance Service , NSW Department of Health

Review Date: 01 July 2015

Policy Manual: Patient Matters

File No: 05/5300

Status: Active

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Public Health Real-time Emergency Dept Surveillance System (PHREDSS) Public Health Unit Response

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