Frequent hand hygiene is important in reducing the spread of COVID-19 and other infections. Soap & water or alcohol hand gel can be used. Alcohol hand gel must be used safely. Consider risk to the public if they consume it and fire risk (do not use over carpeted areas).
There are posters to promote hand hygiene.
PHE has provided specific guidance for
- Primary care
- Assisting healthcare professionals to advise the public
See PHE guidance
Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)
Quick guide poster set for clinical areas – updated 23.03.2020
Videos: detailed guidance for putting on and removing PPE
Additional guidance for putting on and taking off PPE
Putting on PPE (airborne, FFP3) quick guide – PHE guidance
Putting on PPE (airborne, FFP3) poster – PHE guidance
Removal of PPE v11.03.20 – NDHT guidance