This guidance has been prepared for healthcare settings providing core services during the Coronavirus disease 19 (COVID-19) pandemic.
This guidance is based on, but not limited to, the previous 'Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) Guidance for Primary Care' and 'COVID-19 Guidance for Secondary Care Settings'.
It covers the core public health principles and measures for managing COVID-19 that apply in most healthcare settings.
This guidance provides additional information for specified healthcare settings.
Settings included are:
- primary care – including healthcare delivered in the community
- secondary care – for instance, hospitals
- hospice care
- ambulance settings
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