April 21, 2022

National infection prevention and control

In-line with the flexibility afforded for local risk-assessment within the UK IPC Guidance, and advice from UKHSA, the following should also be noted:

• Returning to pre-pandemic physical distancing in all areas, including in emergency departments, ambulances and patient transport, as well as all primary care, inpatient and outpatient settings. This should be done in a way that maintains compliance with all relevant Health Technical Memoranda and Health Building Notes.
• Returning to pre-pandemic cleaning protocols outside of COVID-19 areas, with enhanced cleaning only required in areas where patients with suspected or known infection are being managed.

Read more – NHSE & I (14/4/22)

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