COVID-19 - infection prevention and control measures - caring for suspected or confirmed COVID-19 patients

Publication Date: 08 May 2020

Before reading this resource you must ensure that you are already fully aware and be able to put into practice the current Standard infection control precautions (SICPS) and Transmission based precautions (TBPs) detailed in the National Infection Prevention and Control Manual.​​​​

This resource is a shortened version of COVID-19 - infection prevention and control measures – caring for a variety of patients including some who may be suspected or confirmed cases of COVID-19 and aims to provide practitioners with the additional infection prevention and control information you will need to protect yourself and others when caring for suspected or confirmed COVID-19 patients. 

Areas covered include: 

  • What is Coronavirus COVID-19 and how is it spread? 
  • COVID-19 IPC guidance- disease specific 
  • What to do if you develop symptoms 

Resource information

Publisher:
Health Protection Scotland
Publication type:
Educational materials