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Here you will find all of our information and resources concerning COVID-19 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. Please check HPS website link below for up to date list of at risk countries.

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.

Useful resources for patients and visitors

Useful resources for staff

PPE
Infection prevention and control advice
Scottish COVID-19 Infection Prevention and Control Addendum
COVID-19 fact sheets
Laboratory guidelines
Reports and assessments