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COVID-19 (Coronavirus info)

Information and guidance for public, NHSGGC staff, and community-based services.  Hospital visiting restrictions now in place.

General staff guidance & resources

HR Guidance for Managers and Staff

The following guidance has been produced by HR for all staff and managers.

Managers' Quick Guide (PDF -  V11 updated 29/09/21)

Long COVID Attendance Meetings

HR Long COVID Support Process (PDF)

Meeting Invite Letter (DOC)

Meeting Outcome Letter (DOC)

NHSScotland Workforce Attendance Policy (PDF)

Any requests and enquiries should be sent to the Team via email: [email protected]

Asymptomatic Testing Guidance

Details of our staff/household contact testing service
Information for all staff.

Homeworking Guide
Guidance for staff on homeworking.

Homeworking Risk Assessment (PDF - updated 08/09/20)
Homeworking employee risk self-assessment.

Quarantine (Self-Isolate for NHS Scotland Staff Returning to the UK) (PDF - added 27/05/21)

Scottish Government Stay at Home Regulations: Working from Home (PDF)

Staff Returning from Shielding: Checklist and enhanced return to/ remaining at work pack (DOC - updated 30/03/21)

Scottish Government Guidance
To read the guidance for Health Care Workers staff should scroll down beneath the letter.

Scottish Government Guidance on Face Masks

Scottish Government COVID-19 Guidance on individual risk assessment

Please use the – COVID Age Medical Risk Assessment Guidance.

By using the COVID calculator it is intended as part of an occupational health assessment of fitness for work. 



Reassignment of staff
Staff and Manager Reassignment Orientation Guide.

HMRC Tax Avoidance Scam
HMRC is aware of tax avoidance schemes that target workers returning to the NHS.

Scottish Government Bonus Payment – FAQ’s (05/03/2021)

Opt in Form (DOC) – To be completed and sent no later than 5 July 2021

Other guidance for staff

Quarantine (Self-Isolating) NHS Scotland Staff Returning to the UK (PDF - updated 03/08/20)

Eye protection poster - June 2020

Use of face coverings and masks (PDF - updated 25/02/21)

Tiger Medical Products table - 30 April 2020

Preventing skin damage under PPE

COVID-19 Pandemic - NMAHP Guiding Principles - 16 April 2020

Bereavement support - End of life care visiting, Care of the deceased and Bereavement support

NHS Louisa Jordan updates

NHS Louisa Jordan update – 15 April 2020

NHS Louisa Jordan update - 08 April 2020


Health Protection

The following Health Protection Scotland website provides guidance for healthcare workers.

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Chief Medical Officer

Chief Medical Officer Letter to Staff (14/03/20)

Last Updated: 30 September 2021