Publication - Strategy/plan

Pandemic Flu: A Scottish framework for responding to an influenza pandemic

Published: 22 Nov 2007
Part of:
Health and social care
ISBN:
9780755955022

Pandemic Flu: A Scottish framework for responding to an influenza pandemic. This guidance was superseded by the UK Influenza Pandemic Preparedness Strategy 2011.

Pandemic Flu: A Scottish framework for responding to an influenza pandemic
14 LIST OF ABBREVIATIONS

14 LIST OF ABBREVIATIONS

ACDP

Advisory Committee on Dangerous Pathogens

A/H5 N1

A highly pathogenic avian influenza virus

BIS

British Infection Society

BTS

British Thoracic Society

CCA

Civil Contingencies Act 2004

CCC

Civil Contingencies Committee

CCO

Civil Contingencies Committee Officials

CPHM

Consultant in Public Health Medicine

CCS

Civil Contingencies Secretariat

CfI

HPA Centre for Infections

CMO

Chief Medical Officer(s)

COBR

Cabinet Office Briefing Room

COI

Central Office of Information

COSHH

Control of Substances Hazardous to Health (Regulations) 2002

DAs

Devolved Administration(s)

DFID

Department for International Development

DPH

Director of Public Health

EC

European Commission

ECDC

European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control

EISS

European Influenza Surveillance Scheme

EMEA

European Agency for Evaluation of Medicinal Products

EU

European Union

EWRS

Early Warning and Response System ( of European network)

FAO

United Nations Food and Agriculture Organisation

FCO

Foreign and Commonwealth Office

FDA

Food and Drug Administration ( US)

FFP

International normative standard for respirators

FSA

Financial Services Authority

GDP

Gross Domestic Product

GHSAG

Global Health Security Action Group

GP

General Medical Practitioner

HB

Local Health Board

HDU

High Dependency Unit in acute hospitals

HPA

Health Protection Agency

HPAI

High Pathogenic Avian Influenza

HPS

Health Protection Scotland

HSE

Health and Safety Executive

ICT

Infection Control Team

ICU

Intensive Care Unit

IHRs

International Health Regulations (2005)

ITU

Intensive Therapy Unit

LA

Local Authority

LGD

Local Government Departments

LPAI

Low Pathogenic Avian Influenza

LRF (s)

Local Resilience Forum(s)

MISC

Ministerial Committee

MRC

Medical Research Council

MS

Member States

NCC

Government News Co-ordination Centre

NCL

National Collaborating Laboratories

NEPNI

National Expert Panel on New and Emerging Infections

NHS

National Health Service

NHS Direct }
NHS Direct Wales }
NHS 24 (Scotland) }

National Health Service telephone helplines

NIBSC

National Institute for Biological Standards and Control

NIMR

National Institute for Medical Research

NIRL

National Influenza Reference Laboratory

OGDs

Other Government Departments

OIE

World Organisation for Animal Health

PPE

Personal Protective Equipment

Ro

Basic Reproduction Number

SAG

Scientific Advisory Group

SARS

Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome

SG

Scottish Government

SGHD

Scottish Government Health Directorates

SGJD

Scottish Government Justice Directorates

SITREP

Situation Report

UK

United Kingdom

UKNIPC

United Kingdom National Influenza Pandemic Committee

US

United States of America

VLA

Veterinary Laboratories Agency

WHO

World Health Organisation