The previous system for reporting of Infectious Diseases was paper based and GPs were required to complete a “Notification of Infectious Diseases” form and send to Public Health.
This system has been replaced by the ‘Electronic Communication of Surveillance in Scotland (ECOSS)’ electronic system.
Below is a link to the User Manual for the ECOSS system which includes step by step instructions on completing a Notification:
Other information is also available at:
- Implementation Timetable
- Guidance on Part 2 – Notifiable Diseases, Notifiable Organisms and Health Risk States
If you have any queries, please contact the Public Health Directorate on 01786-457283