Tuberculosis

Information and resources about tuberculosis can be found below.

PHE are pleased to announce the publication of:

The report is accompanied by:

  • a slideset of key figures and tables from the Annual TB Report
  • a slideset of infographics highlighting key messages from the Annual TB Report for England (both attached).

Additionally, updated data tables have been produced:

Data by age group and place of birth: https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/mycobacterium-bovis-mbovis-in-humans-cases-by-age-group-and-place-of-birth

The latest available data (2016) for local authorities and CCG’s for the TB Monitoring Indicators will be updated on Fingertips on Tuesday 7th November 2017 (available here: http://fingertips.phe.org.uk/profile/tb-monitoring). 

Publications

Title Publication Date Description
Tuberculosis - Clinical diagnosis and management of tuberculosis, and measures for its prevention and control January 2016

Tuberculosis - NICE guideline NG33  covers preventing, identifying and managing latent and active tuberculosis (TB) in children, young people and adults.

Defining a model for a Gold Standards for a TB MDT Group and associated networks March 2014

This document has been prepared in order to provide advice and input from the British Thoracic Society to the NHS, Public Health England (PHE) and other national stake-holders to strengthen TB control throughout the UK and inform the current PHE consultation on a national TB strategy.   It is intended as a resource to guide the development of local and regional multidisciplinary networks to enhance and facilitate the coordination of care for TB.