This is a joint publication between Public Health Scotland and Antimicrobial Resistance and Healthcare Associated Infection (ARHAI) Scotland, part of NHS National Services Scotland.​

This guidance is to support those working in primary care settings – such as general medical practice, general dental practice, optometry and pharmacy – with general public health measures required to manage the spread of COVID-19. This guidance covers key issues for primary care from a health protection perspective.

Further resources

The following resource is available on our workforce educational resources (external website) page.

Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)

​To support colleagues we have produced a short video showing the correct order for putting on (donning) and the safe order for removal (doffing) and disposal of personal protective equipment (PPE) for healthcare workers in a primary care setting​.

Media enquiries

If you have a media enquiry relating to this publication, please contact the Communications and Engagement team.

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Last updated: 22 July 2021
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