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Publication - Guidance

Exotic diseases of animals: communications strategy

Published: 17 Oct 2017
Part of:
Farming and rural, Health and social care
ISBN:
9781788512480

This communications strategy is for use in the event of a disease outbreak, whether a major outbreak with widespread disease, or a more limited incident.

30 page PDF

770.2kB

30 page PDF

770.2kB

Contents
Exotic diseases of animals: communications strategy
Appendix B: Glossary

30 page PDF

770.2kB

Appendix B: Glossary

Abbreviation

Term

APHA

Animal and Plant Health Agency

CPHM

Consultant in Public Health Medicine

CMO

Chief Medical Officer

CVO

Chief Veterinary Officer

DAERA

Department of Agriculture, Environment and Rural Affairs (Northern Ireland)

Defra

Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs

DSG

Disease Strategy Group

DPU

Disease Policy Unit

FAQ

Frequently Asked Questions

FOB

Forward Operating Base

GB

Great Britain

HPS

Health Protection Scotland

IMT

HPS (National) Incident Management Team

IP

Infected Premises

LDCC

Local Disease Control Centre

MDRT

Media Disease Response Team

MP

Member of Parliament

MSP

Member of Scottish Parliament

NDCC

National Disease Control Centre

PCG

Public Communications Group ( RRP or LRP level)

RP

Resilience Partnership

SEPA

Scottish Environment Protection Agency

SG

Scottish Government

SGCD

Scottish Government Communications Directorate

SGoR

Scottish Government Resilience

WG

Welsh Government


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