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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

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30 page PDF

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Contents
Exotic diseases of animals: communications strategy
Footnotes

30 page PDF

770.2kB

Footnotes

1. Throughout this document the term “national” refers to Scottish arrangements or policies. UK or GB arrangements or policies are identified separately.

2. Both plans are available at: http://www.gov.scot/ahwcontingencyplans

3. Available at: http://www.gov.scot/Publications/2013/08/6455

4. Available at http://www.gov.scot/ahwcontingencyplans

5. Available at: http://www.gov.scot/ahwcontingencyplans

6. For more information about the DSG and DPU see section 2 of Scottish Government Exotic Diseases of Animals Contingency Framework Plan available at : http://www.gov.scot/ahwcontingencyplans

7. “Management of Public Health Incidents: Guidance on the Roles and Responsibilities of NHS led Incident Management Teams”- Available at: http://www.gov.scot/Publications/2013/08/6455

8. For more information about the Outbreak Director see section 2 of Scottish Government Exotic Diseases of Animals Contingency Framework Plan available at : http://www.gov.scot/ahwcontingencyplans

9. See section 4.5 of the United Kingdom Contingency Plan for Exotic Notifiable Diseases of Animals
http://www.gov.scot/ahwcontingencyplans

10. See Chapter 2 of “Scottish Government Exotic Diseases of Animals Contingency Framework Plan ‘ Structures for Control and Co-ordination’ – Available at: http://www.gov.scot/ahwcontingencyplans

11. Available at: http://www.gov.scot/Publications/2012/03/2940


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