We can help reduce the spread of infectious diseases very simply by good hygeine practices and ensuring we are aware of the Government and Health Authorities advice on prevention.
- Health care and local authority services become overloaded
- Potential increase in mortalities
- Disruption to businesses due to staff shortages
- Higher demand on our hospitals and GP practices
- Increased demand on our Emergency Services
- Ongoing disruption to businesses due to staff shortages www.nhs.uk/Livewell/homehygiene/Pages/how-clean-is-your-home.aspx
- Further information on infectious diseases can be found on the NHS Choices website: www.gov.uk/topic/health-protection/infectious-diseases