Identification

Name

NHS24 Syndromic Surveillance System

Short name

NHS24

Status

Active

Category

System

Organizations
(1) Health Protection Scotland (HPS)
(2) NHS Inform
(3) Public Health England (PHE)
Update frequency

Daily

Created

2012-10-09 17:36:39+00:00

Modified

2016-04-01 18:49:15.797505+00:00

Basic Information

Overview

NHS24 is a telephone health helpline syndromic surveillance system that monitors syndromic calls each day across Scotland. Traditionally, it provides early warning of community based infectious diseases such as influenza and norovirus.

Goals
(1) Early detection
(2) Early warning
Year start

2005

URL http://webarchive.nationalarchives.gov.uk/20140714084352/http://www.hpa.org.uk/Topics/InfectiousDiseases/InfectionsAZ/RealtimeSyndromicSurveillance/SyndromicSystemsAndBulletinArchive/NHS24SyndromicSurveillanceSystem/
URL (alternate) http://www.nhs24.com/

Disease and Geography

Locations
(1) Scotland
Diseases
(1) Influenza
(2) Norovirus infection

Datastreams

Data sources
(1) Help Lines