Coordinating the Scottish Immunisation Programme.
Undertaking the national surveillance of communicable diseases and health problems associated with environmental hazards.
Identifying and responding to incidents and outbreaks in support of local NHS Boards and local authorities.
Working at national level to coordinate leadership in preventing Healthcare Associated Infection (HAI) and containing Antimicrobial Resistance (AMR).
Providing access to the latest travel health advice for public and health professionals and primary care staff.
Supporting the development of good practice in health protection.
Identifying priorities, translating research and evaluating public health protection programmes.
Find out more about our work in 2016 to 2017
Supported by NSS Information and Intelligence.
More information on the single Scottish Scheme.