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PUBLIC HEALTH ACT 2010 - SCHEDULE 1

SCHEDULE 1 – Scheduled medical conditions

(Section 51)

Definitions

In this Schedule--

"birth" means the birth of a child who has breathed after delivery.

"delivery" , in relation to a child or still-born child, means the complete expulsion or extraction of the child or still-born child from the mother.

"perinatal death" means--

(a) the death of a child on the day of his or her birth or within the next succeeding 28 days, or
(b) a still-birth.

"still-birth" means the birth of a child that exhibits no sign of respiration or heartbeat, or other sign of life, after delivery and that--
(a) is of at least 20 weeks' gestation, or
(b) if it cannot be reliably established whether the period of gestation is more or less than 20 weeks, has a body mass of at least 400 grams at birth.

Category 1

Acute rheumatic fever
Birth
Congenital malformation (as described in the International Statistical Classification of Diseases and Related Health Problems ) in a child under the age of one year
Cystic fibrosis in a child under the age of one year
Hypothyroidism in a child under the age of one year
Perinatal death
Phenylketonuria in a child under the age of one year
Pregnancy with a child having a congenital malformation (as described in the International Statistical Classification of Diseases and Related Health Problems ), cystic fibrosis, hypothyroidism, thalassaemia major or phenylketonuria
Rheumatic heart disease in a person under the age of 35 years
Sudden Infant Death Syndrome
Thalassaemia major in a child under the age of one year

Category 2

Acute viral hepatitis
Adverse event following immunisation
Asbestosis
Avian influenza in humans
COVID-19 (also known as Novel Coronavirus 2019)
Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease (CJD) and variant Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease (vCJD)
Foodborne illness in two or more related cases
Gastroenteritis among people of any age in an institution (for example, among persons in educational or residential institutions)
Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) Infection
Leprosy
Measles
Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus
Pertussis (whooping cough)
Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome
Silicosis
Smallpox
Syphilis
Tuberculosis
Viral haemorrhagic fevers

Category 3

Anthrax
Arboviral infections
Avian influenza in humans
Botulism
Brucellosis
Campylobacter infection
Cancer
Candida auris infection and colonisation
Carbapenemase-producing Enterobacterales infection and colonisation
Chancroid
Chlamydia
Cholera
Congenital malformation (as described in the International Statistical Classification of Diseases and Related Health Problems )
COVID-19 (also known as Novel Coronavirus 2019)
Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease (CJD) and variant Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease (vCJD)
Cryptosporidiosis
Cystic fibrosis
Diphtheria
Donovanosis
Giardiasis
Gonorrhoea
Haemophilus influenzae type b
Hendra virus infection
Hepatitis A
Hepatitis B
Hepatitis C
Hepatitis D (delta)
Hepatitis E
Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) infection
Hypothyroidism in a child under the age of one year
Influenza
Invasive pneumococcal infection
Lead in blood (as defined by a blood lead level of or above 5µg/dL)
Legionella infections
Leptospirosis
Listeriosis
Lymphogranuloma venereum
Lyssavirus
Malaria
Measles
Meningococcal infections
Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus
Mumps
Paratyphoid
Pertussis (whooping cough)
Phenylketonuria
Plague
Poliomyelitis
Pregnancy with a child having a congenital malformation (as described in the International Statistical Classification of Diseases and Related Health Problems ), cystic fibrosis, hypothyroidism, thalassaemia major or phenylketonuria
Psittacosis
Q fever
Rabies
Rotavirus
Rubella
Salmonella infections
Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome
Shiga toxin-producing and Vero toxin-producing Escherichia coli infection (STEC/VTEC)
Shigellosis
Smallpox
Syphilis
Thalassaemia major
Tuberculosis
Tularaemia
Typhoid
Typhus (epidemic)
Viral haemorrhagic fevers
Yellow fever

Category 4

Avian influenza in humans
COVID-19 (also known as Novel Coronavirus 2019)
Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus
Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome
Tuberculosis
Typhoid
Viral haemorrhagic fevers

Category 5

Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) infection



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