Novel coronavirus (COVID- 19) standard operating procedure: estates and facilities

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Guidance on completing specific Fire Risk Assessment (FRA) for COVID-19 treatment or care, plus design note for preparing COVID-19 ward for intubated patients.


Guidance on completing specific FRA for temporary wards provided for Covid-19 treatment or care.

Published 22 March 2020. Updated 30 March 2020.


This document will to assist managers and estates teams in the rapid conversion of existing wards into facilities for intubating COVID-19 patients. It contains: bed layouts infrastructure prompts and oxygen advice.

Published 22 March 2020. Updated 1 April 2020.