Infection prevention and control (IPC) guidance and resources

The four UK countries have developed IPC guidance for seasonal respiratory infections including SARS-CoV-2 (external website). It covers all health and care settings.

Mandatory Scottish addendum

Where there are differences from the UK guidance, the National Infection Prevention and Control Manual (NIPCM) addendum provides Scottish context.

View the winter 2021 to 2022 - respiratory infections in health and care settings (external website).

Workforce education resources for health protection

View our IPC workforce education resources for instructional videos that cover infection prevention and control, hand hygiene, and personal protective equipment use.

Posters to support IPC

These posters can be downloaded and printed to support IPC measures.

Last updated: 13 June 2022