This is a guide to inform parties involved in notifiable disease reporting about what is involved in meeting new legislative requirements (Section 74AA of the Health Act 1956). The guidelines set out minimum requirements and guidance for those parties that are required to comply with the legislation.
Appendices 1 and 4 in this document were updated in May 2009.
The changes are:
- Appendix 4: Addition of Influenza A (H1N1) notification flowchart.
- Appendix 1: Addition of Invasive Pneumococcal Disease and Non-seasonal influenza (capable of being transmitted between human beings) under the Schedule of Notifiable Diseases.