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Originator: NHS England and NHS Improvement Estates and Facilities

From: Alessandra Gambi

Issue date: 01-Apr-2020 06:37:12

This alert has been issued to:
  • Care Trusts
  • Mental Health Trusts
  • Other contacts
  • Specialists Trusts
  • Independent Healthcare Providers (registered with CAS)
  • Clinical Commissioning Groups
  • Learning Disabilities Trusts
  • Mental Health & Social Care Trusts
  • NHS Foundation Trusts (England) - Medical Director
  • NHS Foundation Trusts (England) - Chief Executive
  • Ambulance Trusts
  • NHS Trusts (England) - Medical Director
  • CMO Urgent Messages - Non-NHS Recipients on Public Health Link
  • Mental Health & Learning Disabilities Trusts
  • Regional Directors of Public Health
  • CMO Urgent Messages - Recipients on Public Health Link
  • Director of Public Health
  • Acute Trusts
  • Community Trusts
  • NHS Trusts (England) - Chief Executive

Action category: Immediate Action

Title: Use of high flow oxygen therapy devices during the coronavirus epidemic

Broadcast content:

This alert contains important information about the use of high flow Oxygen therapy devices (including wall CPAP and high flow face mask or nasal oxygen) during the Coronavirus epidemic, which requires immediate attention.

Given the links to covid-19 we have sent this alert to a broader mailing list than would usually receive an estates alert of this type. 

Please note that no response is required via the CAS website to this alert.

Additional information: This alert has not been sent to primary care.

Alert reference: NHSE/I-2020/001


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