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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.

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For the most up to date information go to Health Protection Scotland .

For the most up to date information go to Health Protection Scotland .

Health Protection Scotland​ provide guidance on PPE, laundry, waste and outbreak management) for social and residenti...

Health Protection Scotland​ provide guidance on PPE, laundry, waste and outbreak management) for social and residential care settings.

Care Inspectorate has produced a poster for Care Homes highlighting Key Infection Prevention and Control Measures 

 

 

The COVID-19 Incident or outbreak control tool for social or community care or residential settings from Health Prote...

The COVID-19 Incident or outbreak control tool for social or community care or residential settings from Health Protection Scotland is available her  

HPS has also produced a COVID-19 Outbreak Checklist 

The IPC COVID-19 outbreak checklist is designed for the control of incidents and outbreaks in healthcare settings and can be used when there is an individual case or multiple cases. 

NHSGGC have produced a handy guide COVID-19 Precautions - Keeping Covid Out of Your Home, it has lots of hints and ti...

NHSGGC have produced a handy guide COVID-19 Precautions - Keeping Covid Out of Your Home, it has lots of hints and tips on what you should do at work, at the end of a shift, when you get home and how to wind down. 

Going home after work, how do I make sure that I don't take the virus home with me?

Public Health advice for care home managers following identification of a positive COVID-19 case at the care home (pd...

All Care Homes registered with the Care Inspectorate and have an urgent need for PPE can contact the triage centre ru...

All Care Homes registered with the Care Inspectorate and have an urgent need for PPE can contact the triage centre run by NHS National Services for Scotland (NHS NSS). Please note this helpline is to be used only in cases where there is an urgent supply shortage after "business as usual" routes have been exhausted.  

NHS NSS Triage Centre (8am – 8pm, 7 days a week) 

The NHS NSS Triage Centre: Tel 0300 303 3020 email: [email protected]

Section 9 COVID-19: Information and Guidance for Care Home Settings covers PPE including information for sessional use.

Section 9 COVID-19: Information and Guidance for Care Home Settings covers PPE including information for sessional use.

NHSGGC provide the most up to date information on how to get tested for symptomatic members of staff. For more infor...

NHSGGC provide the most up to date information on how to get tested for symptomatic members of staff.

For more information about weekly staff testing of staff without symptoms, please see the testing page.

 

Local guidance NHSGGC have produced a flowchart  (pdf) detailing the Testing process for outbreaks in Care Homes Na...

Local guidance

NHSGGC have produced a flowchart  (pdf) detailing the Testing process for outbreaks in Care Homes

National guidance 

The latest interim guidance from HPS is updated on regular basis, please keep checking it.  

The Scottish Government have published guidance about visiting in care homes, and the most up to date guidance can be...

The Scottish Government have published guidance about visiting in care homes, and the most up to date guidance can be found on their website.


For any general enquiries/concerns on COVID-19 please contact our Staff helpdesk: 

[email protected]   

For support about suspected / confirmed COVID-19 cases or managing an outbreak please contact the Health Protection Team:  

Urgent enquiries:   0141 201 4917 (lines open 24/7)  

Non-urgent enquiries email:  [email protected] 

 

 

Last Updated: 02 September 2021