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Coronavirus (COVID-19): interim guidance on the extended use of face masks in hospitals and care homes

Published: 18 Sep 2020
Last updated: 23 Sep 2020 - see all updates

Guidance on the extended use of medical face masks by staff within residential healthcare settings such as acute adult (inc. mental health) and community hospitals and care homes.

Published:
18 Sep 2020
Coronavirus (COVID-19): interim guidance on the extended use of face masks in hospitals and care homes

The guidance also contains advice for visitors to care homes and hospitals, including those attending for an appointment. This guidance is currently under review after the publication of updated UK wide Remobilisation Guidance

First published: 18 Sep 2020 Last updated: 23 Sep 2020 -