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We are expected to change clothing on arrival and departure to the ward. What if the changing room is not on the ward?

The infection prevention and control team are working with estates and ward managers to allocate changing facilities on wards and units. In the interim, please use any available room other than the dirty utility which is not being used for service users.

If going outside for your break do you have to change back into your external clothes and then put scrubs / internal clothes back on after your break?

Yes, clothing changes are required. Moving between wards would be classed as the end of a session and therefore new PPE should be applied if social distancing of 2 metres is not possible or when the individual is required to be within 2 metres of …

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