Guidance on supply and use of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) and other supplies

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Everything that you need to know on the supply and use of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) and other supplies.


Letter from Professor Keith Willett, Strategic Incident Director COVID-19, NHS England and NHS Improvement and Professor Yvonne Doyle, Medical Director and Director of Health Protection, Public Health England.



New guidance has been published (2 April 2020) about personal protective equipment (PPE) for NHS teams who are likely to come into contact with patients with coronavirus. Please refer to this guidance now.


Page two of this guidance has been updated to include the following: To meet your needs, we are putting on substantial extra deliveries. We will aim to deliver these in usual working hours but, given the volume of deliveries, please ensure your organisation is prepared to receive some deliveries at evenings and weekends.

You can access NHS Supply Chain’s Delivery Schedule here: