Hospitals to ensure that all settings are COVID-secure, using social distancing, optimal hand hygiene, frequent surface decontamination, ventilation and other measures, where practicable.
PHE guidance on the use of PPE.
Public Health England (PHE) guidance on the use of personal protective equipment (PPE) for non-aerosol generating procedures (APGs).
Approval by Health and Safety Executive for use of coveralls as an alternative option for non-surgical gowns
The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) has approved the use of disposable coveralls as an alternative to non-surgical gowns. Letter from Prof Keith Willett and Prof Yvonne Doyle.
Published 10 April 2020.
Revised Uniform and workwear guidance to ensure it is more inclusive and accessible to all NHS employers and employees.
Published 2 April 2020.
Quick guide for putting on (donning) personal protective equipment (PPE) gowns for aerosol generating procedures (AGPs).
Quick guide for removal of (doffing) personal protective equipment (PPE) gowns. Airborne precautions for aerosol generating procedures (AGPs).
Information around FFP3 respirators. Includes illustrations on facial hairstyle and respirators, frequently asked questions and algorithm to identify steps to take where staff are to be deployed to clinical areas which require the use of FFP3 respirator masks.
Information about the dedicated supply channel for personal protective equipment (PPE) and other items.