Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) during Coronavirus (COVID-19)

The Tissue Viability Society is keen to support Healthcare Professionals and their patients during Coronavirus (COVID-19). Using resources from organisations, including their Corporate Sponsors and Industry Partners, the table below is the latest information available for Personal Protective Equipment (PPE).

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3M+KCIPreventing PPE-related skin injuries - Frequently asked questionsClick here for more information
Protect your skin while wearing facial personal
protective equipment (PPE)
Click here for more information
Facing the challengeClick here for more information
ActivhealPrevention of Facial Skin Damage caused by PPE (Personal Protective Equipment)Click here for more information
Bradford Teaching HospitalsAdvice for staff on preventing pressure ulcers while wearing PPEClick here to view the video
ColoplastUse of masks and goggles may cause pressure injuries and discomfort due to prolonged wearClick here for more information
ConvaTecProtecting your face when you have PPE-irritationClick here for more information
Journal of Wound CarePPE and Hand HygieneClick here for more information
NHS England & NHS ImprovementHelping prevent facial skin damage beneath
personal protective equipment
Click here for more information
NHS Lothian's Medical Education DirectoratePPE FAQ'sClick here for more information
NHS Supply ChainPPE Dedicated Supply ChannelClick here for more information
Important information including daily delivery updates, including PPE Click here for more information
NPIAP (National Pressure Injury Advisory Panel)Position statements on preventing injury with PPEClick here for more information
NSWOC (Nurses Specialized in Wound, Ostomy and Continence Canada)Prevention and Management of Skin Damage Related to Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)Click here for more information

The TVS are not endorsing any of the products displayed and/or used in the above