To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, with reference to the covid-19 outbreak, what steps the Government is taking to increase the supply of hand-sanitisers to (a) elderly and (b) vulnerable people.
This answer is the replacement for a previous holding answer.
16 March 2020
The National Health Service’s current advice is that people should regularly wash their hands with warm water and soap or to use sanitiser gel if water and soap are unavailable.
Guidance’s that covers those living at home as well as those in social care settings and the most vulnerable. These can be found at the following links: