Update to Appendix 11 for COVID-19
03 Sep 2020
The SARSCoV-2/COVID-19 entry for optimal patient placement and RPE has been updated and now reads.
• Optimal placement whilst patient is considered infectious and until resolution of symptoms: High Risk (Red) Pathway & ideally single en-suite room or confirmed COVID19 cohort.
• Respiratory protection (RPE) for healthcare workers whilst patient is considered infectious: Fluid Resistant surgical facemask (FRSM) for routine care and FFP3 or hood for AGPs