Infectious Disease

We investigate notifications of infectious diseases from GPs, the public, businesses and other local authorities.

It's the responsibility of the registered medical practitioner who makes the diagnosis to notify Public Health England.

What diseases should be reported?

For a list of notifiable diseases, information and useful fact sheets visit the Health Protection Agency website

How do I report an infectious disease?

If you want to report an infectious disease or if you're an organisation providing care for others, such as a nursery or nursing home and suspect that there's an infectious disease outbreak call Public Health England on 0844 225 0562