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COVID-19 PPE Guidance

The latest information and guidance around Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) during the COVID-19 pandemic

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Public Health England guidance: COVID-19 personal protective equipment (PPE)

Putting on and taking off PPE

When to use a type IIR fluid resistant surgical face mask and when to use a FFP3 respirator


Government guidance

Public Health England COVID-19: how to work safely in care homes (last updated 15/06/20)

Advice to those working in care homes on how to work safely during this period of sustained transmission of COVID-19.

https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/covid-19-how-to-work-safely-in-care-homes


Public Health England COVID-19: how to work safely in domiciliary care (last updated 15/06/20)

A resource for those working in domiciliary care providing information on the use of personal protective equipment (PPE).

https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/covid-19-how-to-work-safely-in-domiciliary-care


COVID-19: personal protective equipment (PPE) plan (updated 15/04/20)

The cross-government UK-wide plan to ensure that critical personal protective equipment (PPE) is delivered to those on the frontline responding to coronavirus (COVID-19).

https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/coronavirus-covid-19-personal-protective-equipment-ppe-plan/covid-19-personal-protective-equipment-ppe-plan


Public Health England guidance: COVID-19 personal protective equipment (PPE) (last updated 18/06/20)

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.

https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/wuhan-novel-coronavirus-infection-prevention-and-control/covid-19-personal-protective-equipment-ppe


The PPE Hub where this and other PHE guidance is hosted

https://www.gov.uk/government/collections/coronavirus-covid-19-personal-protective-equipment-ppe


Putting on and taking off PPE

COVID-19: putting on and removing PPE – a guide for care homes (video) (updated 15/06/20)


Putting on personal protective equipment (PPE) in Care Homes


Taking off personal protective equipment (PPE) in Care Homes


Putting on and taking off personal protective equipment (PPE) procedures for health & social care settings  (quick guide poster)


Guidance for aerosol generating procudures

https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/covid-19-personal-protective-equipment-use-for-aerosol-generating-procedures


When to use a type IIR fluid resistant surgical face mask and when to use a FFP3 respirator

 

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