UK severe flu surveillance system Data Provision Notice

Summary

Data Provision Notice to support a direction from Public Health England on behalf of Department of Health to NHS Digital.

Overview of the collection

This collection consists of aggregate data on patients with laboratory confirmed influenza infection admitted to intensive care.

Read the UK severe flu surveillance system Data Provision Notice

Scope of the collection

All NHS Acute Trusts (foundation and non foundation).

Legal basis for provision of data

Section 259 of the Health and Social Care Act.

 

Collection

Ongoing.

Further Information

  1. ICU-HDU Influenza Surveillance

    A national mandatory collection, the UK Severe Influenza Surveillance System (USISS) is operating to report the number of confirmed influenza cases admitted to Intensive Care Units (ICU) and High Dependency Units (HDU) and number of confirmed influenza deaths in ICU/HDU across England.