24.3.20 Infection Control – Personal Protective Equipment
Official guidance for rapid COVID-19 tests for use in community pharmacies or at home
The document below sets out everything that you need to know on the supply and use of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE).
COVID-19 Slides for Primary Care: This document (below) provides information on the wearing of PPE and Cleaning of the environment.
COVID 19 Primary Care VERSION 1: This document below provides a poster for staff on the current key management principles including:
- Transmission guide
- Hand Hygiene
- At risk groups
Donning & Doffing Guides: visual guides for staff on the wearing and removal of PPE
Reporting PPE supply disruption
The supply distribution helpline can answer PPE calls and emails 24/7 via the supply disruption helpline on 0800 915 9964 or email email@example.com to help with queries. Emails will be answered within one hour. Trusts should raise non-PPE orders with NHS Supply Chain in the usual way.