This publication has been produced by Antimicrobial Resistance and Healthcare Associated Infection (ARHAI) Scotland, part of NHS National Services Scotland.

Monthly assessment of the emerging COVID-19 evidence base, includes literature identified up to 5 July 2021.

This rapid review was conducted to determine if the infection prevention and control measures applied in Scotland were suitable for the prevention and management of COVID-19 in health and care settings​.

The 4 Nations COVID-19 IPC guidance (external website)​ (published by Public Health England) is assessed in the rapid review​. 

We will continue to assess the emerging COVID-19 evidence base as required.

General enquiries

If you have an enquiry relating to this publication, please email

Media enquiries

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

Requesting other formats and reporting issues

If you require publications or documents in other formats, please email

To report any issues with a publication, please email

Last updated: 16 July 2021
Was this page helpful?