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Sets out the actions required by healthcare providers to prevent the spread of COVID-19 infections during winter and autumn.

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First published:
8 November 2021
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Operational guide for the transition of healthcare environments in preparation for autumn/winter 2021/22 incorporating COVID-19 measures , file type: PDF, file size: 849 KB

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This revision to national guidance was drafted by leads within Public Health Wales (PHW) and NHS Wales Shared Services Partnership. (NWSSP). It sets out the required actions on subjects including:

  • the ‘hierarchy of controls'
  • infection prevention and control (IPC)
  • environmental modification
  • ventilation

This  will enable hospitals, healthcare facilities and general medical practices to prevent the spread of COVID-19 infection during the autumn and winter period.