HPSC Publications

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Annual Reports
Health Protection Surveillance Centre Annual Epidemiological Reports
TB Annual Reports

Articles

Bulletins
Epi-Insight

Information Leaflets for the General Public

Information and guidance for GPs and Primary Care

Guidance

2017

National Guidelines for Prevention and Control of Gonorrhoea and for Minimising the Impact of Antimicrobial Resistance in Neisseria gonorrhoeae

Hepatitis C Screening: National Clinical Guideline

Action plan: Response to the national increase in HIV and STIs in MSM

2016

Guidance on Management of Outbreaks of Sexually Transmitted Infections

2015

Infectious Disease Assessment for Migrants

Guidelines for the Prevention and Control of Infection from Water Systems in Healthcare Facilities

Rabies Prevention and Control Guidance

National Hepatitis C Database – 2015 Report

Guidelines for hand hygiene in Irish healthcare settings (2015) Update of 2005 guidelines

2014

National Clinical Guidelines on the Surveillance, Diagnosis and Management of C. difficile infection in Ireland

Updated Guidelines on Screening for Carriage of Resistant Enterobacteriaceae in Ireland

Guidelines for the Prevention and Control of Multi-drug resistant organisms (MDRO) excluding MRSA in the healthcare setting 

2013

Management of Infectious Disease in Schools (2013)

2012

The Management of Viral Haemorrhagic Fevers in Ireland (2012)

National Hepatitis C Database – 2012 Report

EMI - Guidelines for the emergency management of injuries (2012)

Management of Infectious Disease in Childcare Facilities and Other Childcare Settings (2012)

Chlamydia Screening in Ireland: a pilot study of opportunistic screening for genital Chlamydia trachomatis infection in Ireland (2007-2009)

Investigation of an increase in the incidence of narcolepsy in children and adolescents in 2009 and 2010: Final Report of National Narcolepsy Study Steering Committee

Case Definitions for Notifiable Diseases (2012)

Guidelines for the early clinical and public health management of bacterial meningitis (including meningococcal disease) (2012) 

2011

Guidelines for the Prevention of Catheter-associated Urinary Tract Infection (2011)

Guidelines for Antimicrobial Prescribing in Primary Care in Ireland (2011)

Guidelines for the prevention of ventilator-associated pneumonia in adults in Ireland (2011)

2010

National Hepatitis C Database Follow-up Report (2010)

Guidelines on the Prevention and Control of Tuberculosis in Ireland, 2010 

2009

Prevention of Intravascular Catheter-related Infection in Ireland (2009)

Guidelines for Antimicrobial Stewardship in Hospitals in Ireland, 2009

National Guidelines for the Control of Legionellosis in Ireland, 2009

Infection Prevention and Control Building Guidelines for Acute Hospitals in Ireland (2009)

National Hepatitis C Database for infection acquired through blood and blood products: Follow Up Report 2009 (2009)

2008

Surveillance, Diagnosis and Management of Clostridium difficile-associated disease in Ireland (2008)

2007

Guidance on the Management of Outbreaks of Noroviral Infection in Tourist and Leisure Industry Settings (2007)

National Hepatitis C Database for infection acquired through blood and blood products (2007)

2006

The Management of Invasive Group A Streptococcal Infections in Ireland (2006)

2005

Guidelines for Hand Hygiene in Irish Health Care Settings (2005)

Report of the HPSC Sub-Committee on Verotoxigenic E.coli (2005)

Surveillance of Sexually Transmitted infections (STIs) in Ireland: A Report by the Scientific Advisory Committee of the HPSC (2005)

The Control and Prevention of MRSA in Hospitals and in the Community (2005) 

The Need for Chlamydia Screening in Ireland (2005) 

2004

Preventing Foodborne Disease: A Focus on the Infected Food Handler (2004)

Report of the Waterborne Cryptosporidiosis Subcommittee (2004)

2003

Acute Gastroenteritis in Ireland, North and South. A Telephone Survey (2003)

Case Definitions for Notifiable Diseases (2003)

National Guidelines On The Management Of Outbreaks Of Norovirus Infection In Healthcare Settings (2003)

Recommendations on Surveillance of Antimicrobial Resistance in Ireland (2003)

2002

Biological Threat Agents (2002)

Guidelines for Control of Measles in Ireland (2002)

National Guidelines for the Prevention of Nosocomial Invasive Aspergillosis during Construction / Renovation Activities (2002)

The Management of Legionnaires' Disease in Ireland (2002)

The Management of Viral Haemorrhagic Fevers in Ireland (2002)

2001

A Strategy for the Control of Antimicrobial Resistance in Ireland (2001)

Review of Notifiable Diseases and the Process of Notification (2001)

Last updated: 21 September 2017