Here you will find all of our information and resources concerning COVID19 Coronavirus.
The current situation necessitates that clinicians have a high index of suspicion for possible Coronavirus (2019n – CoV) in patients presenting with acute respiratory illness. Please check HPS website link below for up to date list of at risk countries.
Currently this virus is classified as a High Consequence Infectious Diseases (HCID) transmitted by the airborne route. It is also spread by respiratory droplets or aerosol transmission in addition to contact routes.
Eye Protection (17/02/21)
PPE required for the non-respiratory pathway (01.12.21)
PPE required when undertaking AGP's (29.12.21)
PPE for Unit Wide Airborne Precautions (24/09/21)
Infection Prevention and Control advice can be found on the HPS website
Respiratory Screening Questions (PDF) (13.12.21)
Respiratory Pathway Flowchart (PDF) (13.12.21)
COVID-19 Fact Sheet (26.01.22)
COVID-19 Fact Sheet for Contacts (26.01.22)
Information on Wearing a Surgical Mask (25.06.21)
Aide Memoire on AGPs for IPCT (20.08.21)
Amended Virology Report (13.08.21)
Environmental Risk Assessment Algorithm (27.08.21)
Amber Room Instructions For All Staff (30.08.21)
Green Room Instructions For All Staff (30.08.21)
Red Room Instructions For All Staff (30.08.21)
COVID-19 Ward Leaflet (24.11.21)
Education Resources Winter Respiratory Preparedness (13.12.21)
To view the video on aerosol generating procedures, click here
To view the video on droplet precautions, click here
National Infection Control Guidance (HPS Infection Control Guidance)