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COVID-19: Guidance on use of face masks


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COVID-19: Guidance on use of face masks

Public Health England has published recommendations, based on evidence presented to the Scientific Advisory Group for Emergencies, for hospital settings including use of face coverings for those visiting hospitals and face masks for staff when in non-clinical areas.

In primary care settings there are two relevant pieces of advice that should be followed.

• The advice published by Public Health England on the use of Personal Protective Equipment in primary care

• Further Government advice on working safely in non-hospital settings.