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Welcome to the Covid-19 Information Hub

 

Here you will find all of our information and resources concerning Wuhan Coronavirus.

 

The current situation necessitates that clinicians have a high index of suspicion for possible Coronavirus (2019n – CoV) in patients presenting with acute respiratory illness and a history of travel to China, Hong Kong, Japan, Macau, Malaysia, Republic of Korea, Singapore, Taiwan or Thailand.

 

Currently this virus is classified as a High Consequence Infectious Diseases (HCID) transmitted by the airborne route.  It is also spread by respiratory droplets or aerosol transmission in addition to contact routes.

 

Please follow the agreed nCoV2019 / Avian Flu 2020 patient pathways below for each site:

NHSGGC nCoV2019 / Avian Flu 2020 Hospital Pathways

 

NCOV/Avian Flu 2020 NHSGGC Guidance

Laboratory Sampling for nCoV2019/Wuhan Coronavirus GGC Guidelines

 

Infection Prevention and Control advice can be found on the HPS website

 

National Infection Control Guidance (HPS Infection Control Guidance)