Guidance on the use of personal protective equipment (PPE) in hospitals during the COVID-19 outbreak

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Guidance on the use of personal protective equipment (PPE) in hospitals during the COVID-19 outbreak

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Publication date: 
14 February 2020
Last updated: 
12 November 2020
Publication type: 
Guideline
Intended audience: 
General public
Description: 

This information sheet includes:

  • Background
  • General guidance on care of patients who are NOT confirmed or potential COVID-19 cases
  • General guidance on procedures performed on patients who ARE potential or confirmed COVID-19 cases
  • Transmission of COVID-19
  • Contact, droplet and airborne precautions: use of PPE during AGPs for patients with confirmed or potential COVID-19
  • Aerosol-generating procedures
  • Where can I get more information?