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COVID-19 Guidance

New guideline section containing links to COVID-19 advice and guidance from the Scottish and UK governements and professional organisations.

Click on the title or the download button to open the link in a new window. This will take you to the organisation's website for the latest information.

View the sub-menu items for sub-specialty guidance.

COVID-19: infection prevention and control - PHE

Tagged in General, PHE, PPE

Public Health England page on COVID-19 with infection prevention and control guidance that is used by all four UK nations. Also includes links to quick guides on PPE donning and doffing, or see the links in the PPE section on this site.

Coronavirus (COVID-19) - HPS

Tagged in General, HPS

Latest Health Protection Scotland advice on COVID-19, now links to the Public Health England site for infection prevention and control guidance. Includes a link to guidance for secondary care with a video of correct donning and doffiing procedure for PPE.

Information, guidance and resources supporting the understanding and management of Coronavirus (COVID-19) - Joint Guidance

Tagged in Anaesthesia, Critical-Care

Covers airway management, obstetrics, critical care and simulaiton/training.

Joint resource from The Faculty of Intensive Care Medicine, Intensive Care Society, Association of Anaesthetists, Royal College of Anaesthetists.

COVID-19 guidance - AoA

Tagged in Anaesthesia

Advice from the Association of Anaesthetists, including the Anaesthetic Management of Patients During a COVID-19 Outbreak.

Psychosocial support and wellbeing - NES

Tagged in Wellbeing

Information from NES on looking after yourself, patients and staff during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Wellbeing Resource Library - ICS

Tagged in Wellbeing

Intensive Care Society lirbary on wellbeing with posters on sustaining wellbeing at work and and how to self-care.

Coronavirus Disease (COVID-2019) Situation Reports - WHO

Tagged in General, WHO

Daily situation reports from the World Health Organisation.

Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) for Clinicians - Joint Guidance

Tagged in COVID-19, PPE

Specific joint guidance on what PPE to wear for groups of procedures.

PPE for Aerosol Generating Procedures - PHE

Tagged in PPE

Public Health England guidance on the use of personal protective equipment (PPE) for aerosol generating procedures (AGPs).

PPE for Non-Aerosol Generating Procedures

Tagged in PPE

Public Health England guidance on the use of personal protective equipment (PPE) for non-aerosol generating procedures (APGs).

Flowchart for Accessing Psychosocial Support

Tagged in Wellbeing

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Flowchart for Accessing Psychosocial Support.pdf