Personal Protection Equipment and Social Care Supplies

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Guidance and further information around Personal Protection Equipment (PPE)

Guidance COVID-19 personal protective equipment (PPE) – Public Health England

This revised guidance concerns use of personal protective equipment (PPE) by health and social care workers, in the context of the current COVID-19 pandemic. It supersedes previous PPE guidance. This guidance relates solely to considerations of PPE, represents one section of infection prevention and control guidance for COVID-19 and should be used in conjunction with…

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Helpline to deal with social care supplies during COVID-19

NHS Nation Services Scotland (NSS) has set a helpline to deal with social care supplies during COVID-19. At the moment, the helpline is to be used only in cases where there is an urgent supply shortage and a suspected or confirmed case of COVID-19.  This will be reviewed regularly in the coming days and weeks. …

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Infection control e-learning course by SCIE

Infection prevention and control are essential to prevent the spread of coronavirus (COVID-19). This video-based course for care providers in care homes and home care will teach you about the spread of infection and what you can do to protect both yourself and the people you care for. Understanding infection control will provide you with…

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