This section has information and resources for ELFT staff relating to infection control. For general information on Corona Virus please visit

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

Tower Hamlets:

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 Guidance

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: 

Investigation and initial clinical management of possible cases >

Paracetamol & Ibuprofen use and Coronavirus >

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