Health and NHS Guidance

Stay at home tile-2Stay at Home

  • Only go outside for food, health reasons or work (where this absolutely cannot be done from home)
  • Stay 2 metres (6ft) away from other people
  • Wash your hands as soon as you get home

You can spread the virus even if you don’t have symptoms. Review the full official guidance from the NHS on how Coronavirus is spread and how to avoid catching or spreading germs. Click here for more information.

Additional Information and Guidance for Businesses

  • The government has published a list of businesses that must now close. Click here for more information.
  • Click here for more information on key workers who can continue to send their children to school.
  • Employers who have people in their offices or onsite should ensure that employees are able to follow Public Health England guidelines. Click here for more information.
  • Click Here for more information on social distancing.
  • Westfield Health have put together a series of free guides to support business. Click Here for more information.
  • Mental health advice and support while self-isolating or working from home from Mind. Click Here for more information.

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Advice for Everyone

COVID-19 is a new illness that can affect your lungs and airways. It’s caused by a virus called coronavirus. It is extremely important to stay at home if you have coronavirus symptom which include;

  • a high temperature – this means you feel hot to touch on your chest or back (you do not need to measure your temperature)
  • a new, continuous cough – this means coughing a lot for more than an hour, or 3 or more coughing episodes in 24 hours (if you usually have a cough, it may be worse than usual)

Do not go to a GP surgery, pharmacy or hospital. For more information please Click Here to review the NHS information about how coronavirus is spread and how to avoid catching or spreading germs.

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Do you have PPE equipment going unused during the lockdown?

We would like to help the NHS unlock urgently needed Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) equipment including dust masks, vinyl gloves and aprons. If your business has stocks of PPE equipment that you’re currently unable to use, please contact Lisa Holleworth, Senior Procurement Manager at Sheffield Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust at lisa.holleworth@nhs.net.

PPE:

  • FFP3 daily wear masks
  • Disposable long sleeve gowns
  • Disposable aprons
  • Eye protection
  • Surgical caps
  • Medical scrubs for staff to wear under PPE
  • Nitrile gloves healthcare suitable tested to EN455
  • Nitrile extended cuff gloves healthcare suitable tested to EN455
  • Surgical face masks Type IIR
  • Hoods

Medical Equipment:

  • Oxygen masks
  • Nasal cannula
  • Nebuliser mask / mouthpiece
  • Open suction catheters with vacuum control
  • Hand sanitiser
  • Disposable stethoscopes
    Medical couch
  • Oxygen SATS monitors
  • Thermometers