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Originator: CMO Messaging

From: Professor Chris Whitty

Issue date: 03-Apr-2020 08:38:13

This alert has been issued to:
  • NHS Regional Offices
  • NHS Foundation Trusts (England) - Medical Director
  • NHS Foundation Trusts (England) - Chief Executive
  • NHS Trusts (England) - Medical Director
  • NHS Trusts (England) - Chief Executive

  • Other contacts
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  • Director of Public Health
  • GP - Locum
  • NHS 111 and Out of hours providers
  • GP Practices
  • Out of hours contacts
  • Primary Care Networks

Action category: Important information for immediate action

Title: Covid-19: PPE Guidance Update

Broadcast content:
The UK Government and NHS leaders from a range of medical and nursing professional groups have published new guidance on personal protective equipment (PPE) for NHS staff who are likely to come into contact with patients with COVID-19. The attached letter and attachments provide further information.


Additional information: NHS England Regional Offices: please cascade this alert to Community Pharmacy, Dental and Optometry and any GP Practices not yet registered with CAS.

Alert reference: CEM/CMO/2020/014

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