This section has information and resources for ELFT staff relating to infection control. For general information on Corona Virus please visit www.gov.uk/coronavirus
Personal Protective Equipment - what you need and how to order it
Contact Tracing Factsheet - your questions answered (15 June 2020)
Looking After a Patient/Service User With Coronavirus - Questions and Answers
Stay at Home Guidance - dos and don'ts, and how to advise patients and their families
Smoking and Coronavirus - evidence is emerging that smokers are at high risk if they contract the virus
Communication with Patients/Service Users - templates and resources to support patient communication
Hand Hygiene Guides - posters and materials to support good practice. Provided by WHO.
FIT Mask Training - July 2020
If you are required to wear an FFP3 standard mask, and you haven't had a one-to-one mask fit testing, new dates and venues can be found below.
London - All sessions are drop-in, however, staff can telephone Rezaul Hoque on 079202 44571 to make an appointment if this is more convenient.
City and Hackney
City & Hackney for Mental Health - Doctors Meeting Room. Ground floor, opposite Gardner ward -6th July to 10th July
Eastham care centre, resource room – 6th and 10th July
Eastham care centre, Cazaubon Day room – 7th, 8th and 9th July
Mile End Hospital, Multi-purpose room – 6th, 7th and 9th July
Mile End Hospital, Tribunal room – 8th July.
Luton & Bedfordshire:
Tuesday 7th, 12 am to 3 pm in the ECT building, Luton and Dunstable hospital
Friday 10th, 10:30 am to 3 pm in the Board room, Admin block at Twinwoods, Clapham
These are drop-in sessions but if staff need to book an appointment please call Jackie 07883092347.
Guidance for Care Settings
Advice for Public & Basic protective measures >
Guidance for primary care >
Guidance for residential care, supported living and home care >
Laboratory investigations and sample requirements for diagnosis >
If you have further queries that are not answered in any of these sections, speak to your lead nurse or email: email@example.com
Investigation and initial clinical management of possible cases >
Paracetamol & Ibuprofen use and Coronavirus >