Welcome to the HPSC website
The Health Protection Surveillance Centre (HPSC) is Ireland's specialist agency for the surveillance of communicable diseases.
HPSC is part of the Health Service Executive and works in partnership with health service providers and sister organisations in Ireland and around the world, to provide the best possible information for the control and prevention of infectious diseases. HPSC strives to protect and improve the health of the Irish population by providing timely information and independent advice, and by carrying out disease surveillance, epidemiological investigation and related research and training.
This issue contains:
- Influenza vaccine uptake among healthcare workers in hospitals and long term care facilities
- Feasibility project underway to evaluate potential for electronic surveillance from HIV/STI clinics to CIDR
- Revised guidelines for Emergency Management of Injuries and HIV post-exposure prophylaxis
- Latest HPSC reports
What’s New from HPSC?
- Measles outbreak investigation update
02 September 2016