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Coronavirus (COVID-19): guidance for businesses on offering support

Details of a single point for contact to help prioritise offers from businesses to help tackle the coronavirus (COVID-19) emergency.

15 May 2020
Coronavirus (COVID-19): guidance for businesses on offering support

Coronavirus (COVID-19) diagnostic testing

Offers to help with coronavirus (COVID-19) diagnostic testing should be sent to

Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)

Scottish Government no longer needs offers of PPE. 

You may be able to make donations within your local communities by contacting organisations and charities directly.

The usual public procurement processes for PPE are available for NHS Scotland, Social care and other frontline services. If you wish to supply public bodies, you can find out about procurement processes here:

All PPE for NHS Scotland, Social Care or other public sector services, must meet the NHS PPE standards which you can read on GOV.UK.

Health innovation 

If you have new and innovative products or solutions for NHS Scotland, which do not currently exist, you can share them through the Health Innovation Assessment Portal (HIAP Scotland).  

Get help, share your ideas or volunteer

If you’re a member of the public who needs help or has an idea they would like to share, email

Find out how you can volunteer on Volunteer Scotland.