thumbnail of CNO CMO letter PPE guidance COVID-19 – 2 April 2020Health staff: Updated guidance on personal protective equipment has now been published.  This guidance is issued jointly by the Department of Health and Social Care, Health Protection Scotland (HPS), Public Health Wales, Public Health Agency Northern Ireland, Public Health England (PHE) and NHS England as official guidance and is hosted on the PHE website.

The guidance can be accessed via the COVID-19 section of the Health Protection Scotland (HPS) website. It outlines what PPE frontline health and social care workers should be wearing in different settings and scenarios. The guidance has had input from Royal Colleges and is endorsed by expert scientific groups.