Please note the attached alert regarding the use of antiviral medicines. During the sustained winter pressures, prompt use of oseltamivir may reduce duration of flu and possibly reduce the need for hospitalisation.
It is recommended that reasonable supplies to be held in stock at this time.
Please ensure you act on this alert and circulate as necessary within your own structures / organisations.
Should you have any further queries please contact the Diane at the NHS England Area Team. Details Below.
Emergency Preparedness, Resilience and Response (EPRR) Manager
NHS England - Cumbria, Northumberland, Tyne and Wear Area Team
Waterfront 4, Goldcrest Way
Newburn, Newcastle upon Tyne NE15 8NY
Tel: 0113 825 2982
Mobile: 07900 715 116