Identify notifiable diseases

Qualification: Level 3 Diploma for the Early Years Educator
Unit: Unit 1.5: Understand how to support children who are unwell
Learning outcome: 3. Understand legal requirements for reporting notifiable diseases
Assessment criteria: 3.1 Identify notifiable diseases

  • Some diseases must, by law, be reported to Public Health England. These are known as notifiable diseases.
  • This helps the authorities monitor disease and act as an early warning sign for possible outbreaks
  • A list of notifiable diseases can be found on the Public Health England website

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