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Eight patients diagnosed with swine flu in England

1st May 2009

The Royal College of Physicians has published draft guidance for NHS strategic planners and clinicians on dealing with a flu pandemic.

As it emerged that there were eight confirmed cases of swine flu in the UK – six in England and two in Scotland – the RCP was recommending high risk patients would be given a yellow card while lower risk issued a blue card to help identify which existing outpatients should be given priority and still seen even if the hospital needs to declare emergency measures to cope with and contain a pandemic.


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