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Originator: CMO Messaging

From: Department of Health

Issue date: 05-Mar-2020 17:22:45

This alert has been issued to:
  • NHS Regional Offices
  • NHS Foundation Trusts (England) - Medical Director
  • NHS Foundation Trusts (England) - Chief Executive
  • NHS Trusts (England) - Medical Director
  • NHS Trusts (England) - Chief Executive

  • Other contacts
  • Independent Healthcare Providers (registered with CAS)
  • Clinical Commissioning Groups
  • Social Care Providers (registered with CAS)
  • CMO Urgent Messages - Non-NHS Recipients on Public Health Link
  • Territorial CMOs in Northern Ireland, Scotland & Wales
  • Regional Directors of Public Health
  • Consultants in Communicable Diseases
  • CMO Urgent Messages - Recipients on Public Health Link
  • Director of Public Health
  • GP - Locum
  • NHS 111 and Out of hours providers
  • GP Practices
  • Out of hours contacts
  • Primary Care Networks

Action category: Important information for immediate action

Title: Novel coronavirus - 05 March

Broadcast content:
This alert updates the advice issued on 25 February 2020. Changes from the previous version are highlighted in blue font. There is a change to the geographic component of the case definition.

The flowchart issued on 25 February remains in force and is attached here for ease of reference.

Additional information: NHS England Regional Offices: please cascade this to alert to Community Pharmacy, Dental and Optometry contractors. Please also send to any GP Practices not yet registered with CAS.

Alert reference: CEM/CMO/2020/006


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