URGENT – for dissemination to registered ASC providers
UKHSA have issued interim advice for ASC during the heatwave regarding dynamic risk assessment regarding risk of COVID-19 infection in the context of extreme heat.
Please see attached interim guidance for ASC during the heatwave.
ASC Heat Alert 20220714 v1.0 FINAL
Regarding PPE, please note that staff may need to need to change their face masks more frequently than normal due to sweat and the need to take more frequent breaks to drink. This should be supported and if there are any concerns regarding stock, providers should contact the PPE Portal customer service team on 0800 876 680.