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Palliative Care: Protective Clothing

Question for Department of Health and Social Care

UIN 38880, tabled on 22 April 2020

To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, if he will introduce the Resuscitation Council UK’s guidance on the level of personal protection equipment required during resuscitation as the standard throughout the NHS.

Answered on

7 May 2020

The United Kingdom’s Personal Protective Equipment guidance continues to recommend the highest level of protection for health and social care teams treating COVID-19 patients. It is crucial that everyone that needs it has access to the right protective equipment.