COVID-19 - infection prevention and control in Health and Social Care settings - an overview

Publication Date: 20 April 2020

​​To support health and social care staff involved in the COVID-19 response, Health Protection Scotland (part of Public Health Scotland), NHS National Services Scotland and NHS Education for Scotland have produced a short recorded webinar. 

This resource will: 

  • Provide an overview of current IPC information to health and social care staff who are supporting the UK COVID-19 response
  • Highlight and answer frequently asked questions received by Health Protection Scotland 
  • Signpost staff to relevant resources 

Areas covered include: 

  • Coronavirus COVID-19-what is it and how is it spread? 
  • What are the Infection Prevention and Control (IPC) Precautions required to prevent the spread of -COVID-19 including Standard infection prevention and control precautions and transmission based precautions? 
  • Restricting visiting to health care facilities 
  • Staff health Key messages 
  • Signposting for key resources 

The webinar is approximately 19 minutes long and can be found below.

IPC Health and Social Care Settings Final from NES on Vimeo.


Resource information

Publisher:
Public Health Scotland
Publication type:
Guideline and Guidance