Updated Covid-19 Guidance for Ambulance Trusts

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Please note, we have updated the Novel Coronavirus Guidance for Ambulance Trusts.

You can find the latest update here

Summary of changes in version 3.0 include:

This update to the guidance is to clarify some points and include the guidance for the management of cardiac arrests, key changes and rationale below:

Section 1:

  • Update to the case definition to include “loss of, or change in, sense of smell or taste (Anosmia)”

Section 5:

  • Clarity on patient cohorting and loading limits, including for shielding patients
  • Removal on restriction for COVID patients being conveyed by Air Ambulance, with inclusion of guidance within section 5.2


Published 19th May 2020


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