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:
- National measles outbreak in Ireland declared over
- New gonorrhoea guidelines published
- World AIDS Day 2016
- ECDC Fellowship Programme for EPIET and EUPHEM paths – Call for applications
- European Antibiotic Awareness Campaign: November Webinar Series on Antibiotic Prescribing
- Influenza vaccination of health care workers - can uptake be improved? – ECDC free online course
- National Annual Antimicrobial Point Prevalence Survey 2016
- Latest HPSC reports
What’s New from HPSC?
- High risk groups urged to get vaccine as flu cases increase
08 December 2016
- European Antibiotic Awareness Day 18th November
18 November 2016
- European Antibiotic Awareness Campaign: November webinar series on antibiotic prescribing
08 November 2016
- Healthcare Associated Infection & Antimicrobial Resistance latest surveillance data
07 November 2016