Uniforms and workwear: guidance for NHS employers

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NHS England and NHS Improvement are publishing this revised guidance to ensure it is more accessible and inclusive to NHS employers and NHS employees.


This publication supports the specific requirements of the Health and Social Care Act 2008 Code of Practice relating to uniform and workwear policies, and the need to ensure that they support effective hand hygiene. The revised guidance offers some new and updated examples of good and poor practice of uniform and work wear.

Published 2 April 2020