Preparing Mental Health Services for Pandemic Influenza

December 2017

Mental Health

Country of origin: UK

A document has been published to assist mental health trusts and other specialist mental health service providers in developing their plans for responding to an influenza pandemic. The document details a national approach, setting out the key planning assumptions and principles, roles and responsibilities that should inform the development of local plans.

'Pandemic influenza: guidance on preparing mental health services in England' is available online.

Resources

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