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.
- Influenza Weekly Report
- HSE Flu campaign 2016/2017
- Frequently Asked Questions: Influenza
- Flu vaccine information for healthcare workers
- Flu vaccine information for adults 65 years and older
- Flu vaccine information for pregnant women
- Flu and healthcare workers - vaccine uptake reports
- Flu guidance for residential care facilities
What’s New from HPSC?
- Guidelines for the early clinical and public health management of bacterial meningitis (including meningococcal disease) [Revised November 2016]
- HPSC Annual Epidemiological Report 2015
- National guidelines for the prevention and control of gonorrhoea and for minimising the impact of antimicrobial resistance in Neisseria gonorrhoeae