Personal Protective Equipment

The aim of this programme is to outline some of the questions concerning PPE, seeking reassurance that the guidance is up to date, and the equipment we are using is as effective as possible in protecting ourselves and our patients from this deadly disease.

Check out the TV show and tutorials on PPE in COVID-19, and some useful resources.

Sub-tutorials

Personal Protective Equipment in COVID-19

Sessional use of PPE in a hospital

Sessional use of PPE in a social care setting

Uniform and footwear during COVID-19

Aerosol Generating Procedures in the Community

Resources

Doffing of PPE

Public Health England guidance on removal of (doffing) personal protective equipment (PPE)

Donning PPE

Public Health England guidance Putting on (donning) personal protective equipment (PPE)

Donning and Doffing of Personal Protective Equipment (video) for non-AGPs

This video shows how to safely don (put on) and doff (take off) the Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) for non-aerosol generating procedures (AGPs), specific to COVID-19.

Doffing of Personal Protective Equipment (video) for AGPs

This video shows how to safely don (put on) the Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) for Aerosol Generating Procedures (AGPs) specific to COVID-19.

Donning of Personal Protective Equipment (video) for AGPs

This video shows how to safely don (put on) the Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) for Aerosol Generating Procedures (AGPs) specific to COVID-19.

Facial hair and FFP3 respirators

UK Guidance on safe use of FFP3 respirators with facial hair.

How to hand wash

UK guidance on washing hands.

How to use hand rub

UK guidance on applying hand rub.

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