Here you will find all of our information and resources concerning COVID19 Coronavirus.
The current situation necessitates that clinicians have a high index of suspicion for possible Coronavirus (2019n – CoV) in patients presenting with acute respiratory illness. Please check HPS website link below for up to date list of at risk countries.
Currently this virus is classified as a High Consequence Infectious Diseases (HCID) transmitted by the airborne route. It is also spread by respiratory droplets or aerosol transmission in addition to contact routes.
Eye Protection (17/02/21)
PPE Poster for Green Pathway (21/12/20)
PPE Poster for Amber Pathway (21/12/20)
PPE Poster for Red Pathway (21/12/20)
PPE for Unit Wide Airborne Precautions (21/12/20)
Infection Prevention and Control advice can be found on the HPS website
COVID-19 Fact Sheet (08.01.21)
COVID-19 Fact Sheet for Contacts (08.01.21)
HPS - Key Messages in the Workplace (Poster) (21/05/20)
To view the video on aerosol generating procedures, click here
To view the video on droplet precautions, click here
National Infection Control Guidance (HPS Infection Control Guidance)