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NHS: Protective Clothing

Question for Department of Health and Social Care

UIN 30114, tabled on 16 March 2020

To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what guidance his Department plans to provide to healthcare providers on the proper use and preparation of personal protective equipment during the covid-19 pandemic.

This answer is the replacement for a previous holding answer.

Answered on

26 March 2020

Public Health England have produced written guidance and demonstration videos for all health and social care staff on the proper use and preparation of personal protective equipment. The written guidance and videos are available on GOV.UK at the following link:

https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/wuhan-novel-coronavirus-infection-prevention-and-control#PPE

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