Information Pack for Managing Scarlet Fever and Group A Streptococcal (GAS) Infections in Childcare or Educational Settings – London (January 2024)

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Jan 18 2024

You may recall that this time last year, there was a significant surge in scarlet fever cases across London schools and nurseries. Although we are not seeing the same levels this time round, we think it is useful to share this updated document.  

Click here to download the recently updated resources pack which includes template letters, actions to take if there is circulation of infections such as chickenpox or other triggers.

Please do let us know if you have any concerns.

Best Wishes,

Elsie Acheampong

Senior Health Protection Practitioner – UKHSA London Region

On behalf of the London Group A strep Leads’ Group

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