The Department of Health is the lead department for planning for a human influenza pandemic. However, given the wide impacts of a pandemic all government departments are involved in planning to mitigate its impacts.

Local Emergency Planning teams are also involved and have put together plans for assisting local people in the event of a pandemic.

There is detailed guidance to enable businesses to plan for any potential disruption caused by a pandemic at www.cabinetoffice.gov.uk/content/pandemic-flu-work-placebusiness-guidance


Last updated: 10th October 2017