Advisory Committee on Dangerous Pathogens (ACDP)
ACDP is an expert committee of the Department of Health. Its work cuts across and is serviced by a joint secretariat from the Health and Safety Executive, Public Health England and the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs.
ACDP advises the Health and Safety Executive, and Ministers for the Department of Health and the Department for the Environment, Food & Rural Affairs and their counterparts under devolution in Scotland, Wales & Northern Ireland, as required, on all aspects of hazards and risks to workers and others from exposure to pathogens and risk assessment advice on Transmissible Spongiform Encephalopathies (TSEs).
Any queries about the work of ACDP or its ACDP guidance should be directed to the ACDP Secretariat:
Public Health England
Virus Reference Department
61 Colindale Avenue
London NW9 5EQ
Tel: 020 832 76969
Mr Ismail Alibhai
ACDP Secretariat Scientist
Department for Environment, Food & Rural Affairs
17 Smith Square
London SW1P 3JR
Tel 020 7238 6746
Health & Safety Executive
5S.2 Redgrave Court
Further information, together with the minutes, agendas and papers for meetings after June 2013 are also available.