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COVID-19 (Coronavirus info)

Information and guidance for public, NHSGGC staff, and community-based services.  Hospital visiting restrictions now in place.

Patient Information

NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde have developed several patient/client information leaflets to provide patients and the public with core information relating to common types of infections.

Listed in the right hand column is all of the types of information we provide including information on MRSA, C. difficile and common gastro-intestinal infections (diarrhoeal illness). 

In addition, Patient Fact Sheets are available in the following languages, Arabic, Farsi, Mandarin, Polish and Romanian.


The following leaflets are available to order via PECOS:

NHSGGC Prevention and Control of Infection - Information for Patients, Relatives and Carers  - PECOS 0070

NHSGGC Washing Clothes at Home - Advice for Carers  - PECOS 0071

Information for Healthcare Workers:

NHSGGC Taking Laundry Home - Information for Healthcare Workers

Staphylococcus Aureus Bacteraemia (SAB) Fact Sheet for patients and carers


If you have any comments about the leaflets or have any suggestion regarding issues/ topics you would like to see presented please contact Kate Hamilton ([email protected]).  


Other sources of information can be viewed by clicking on the links below:

Last Updated: 01 October 2021