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Public Health

  • Avian influenza (Bird flu)

    Bird flu, or Avian Influenza, is a bird disease that has, under certain circumstances been transmitted to humans. Transmission requires the close proximity of those humans to infected birds. There has never been any human-to-human transmission of this disease.

  • Swine Flu

    Swine influenza is a respiratory disease normally found in pigs but capable of causing influenza in humans.

  • Rabies Protection

    Rabies is a very serious disease that can be life threatening. It is transmitted to humans from the bodily fluids including the saliva of a rabid animal. If someone is bitten or scratched by an animal suspected of having rabies, they must seek immediate medical attention.

  • Foot and Mouth

    Foot and mouth disease is an infectious disease of animals. It affects cloven-hoofed animals, in particular cattle, sheep, pigs, goats and deer.

  • Smokefree Public Places

    Workplaces and indoor public spaces became Smoke free in 2007.

  • Public Health Funerals in South Bucks District

    This information has been created to describe the role of a local authority in the arrangement of public health funerals. It will also provide information to answer requests for information held by the authority in relation to arranged funerals.

  • Food Poisoning

    Food poisoning is caused by eating or drinking food or water contaminated by bacteria (germs) or the poisons (toxins) that they produce.