Action to be taken
Remember CPR is an aerosol generating procedure.
Please remember that aprons and gloves are single patient items.
Have a good understanding of IPC and are up to date with training. Health Education England’s on line training programme re coronavirus is available to all NHS staff. LINK 9
Are aware of Hand Hygiene ‘5 moments’ Posters are visible to staff. LINK 10
Are aware of the correct procedure for environmental cleaning and dealing with non-blood fluid spillages e.g. urine, vomit, faeces including dilution, application and contact time of chlorine based detergent.
Have a good understanding of PPE and what equipment is required when. link 11
Are aware of how to put on (don) and take off (doff) PPE. LINK 12
Am aware that PPE must go into clinical waste
Are aware of how/when to book in for a coronavirus test. Link 15
Those staff undertaking remote working are up to date with IG training and have received guidance about remote consultation and assessment. Link 16
Have had FIT testing to ensure the 3M respirators are suitable for you in the NHS ?
Link usage but not replacement for FIT testing
NHS guidance and standard operating procedures for general practices:
PHE: COVID-19: infection prevention and control (IPC) guidance:
GMC flowchart regarding online appointment or face to face:
RCGP guidance on workload prioritisation during COVID-19:
Recommended PPE in primary care:
Donning and doffing PPE:
RCOG guidance for pregnant staff:
NHS Employers: enabling and supporting staff to work safely from home:
Wellbeing advice and sources: