COVID-19 - guidance for primary care

Publication Date: 01 April 2021

This is a joint publication between Public Health Scotland and ARHAI Scotland, part of NHS National Services Scotland.​

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This guidance is to support those working in primary care settings – such as general medical practice, general dental practice, optometry and pharmacy – with general public health measures required to manage the spread of COVID-19. This guidance covers key issues for primary care from a health protection perspective.

Workforce education information and resources

The correct order for donning, doffin​g and disposal of PPE for healthcare workers ​in a primary care setting

​To support colleagues HPS has produced a short videoclip​ showing the correct order for putting on (donning) and the safe order for removal (doffing) and disposal of personal protective equipment (PPE) for healthcare workers in a primary care setting.

Resource information

Public Health Scotland,ARHAI Scotland
Publication type:
Guideline and Guidance


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