Pandemic (H1N1) 2009: setting up a multi-agency regional response centre--a toolkit for other public health emergencies.

@article{Cleary2010Pandemic2,
  title={Pandemic (H1N1) 2009: setting up a multi-agency regional response centre--a toolkit for other public health emergencies.},
  author={Vivien Cleary and Sooria Balasegaram and Brian J McCloskey and David Keeling and Deborah Turbitt},
  journal={Journal of business continuity & emergency planning},
  year={2010},
  volume={4 2},
  pages={154-64}
}
The H1N1 pandemic emerged from Mexico in April 2009. In the UK, local Health Protection Units were quickly overwhelmed with calls from health professionals seeking public health advice on this novel virus. The Health Protection Agency (HPA) led the initial response and established regional flu response centres (FRCs). In London, the HPA's flu response moved swiftly from four in-house emergency operations centres to a fully functional multiagency response centre in rented office space, working… CONTINUE READING