PPE Links/Publications

Background Reading

Why Surgeons Don’t Want to Operate Right Now

Respirator fit testing and infection prevention for hospital staff and healthcare workers

Non 3D Face Masks

UF Health anesthesiology team devises respirator mask made from existing hospital materials

Making a homemade coronavirus mask? Doubled T-shirt fabric offers 98% droplet blocking protection

What safety protective equipment can employees affected by asbestos incorporate into their work routine?

COVID-19 Responses

Engineering response to COVID-19: can you help?

International responses to COVID-19

Vascular Society President’s update 17th April 2020

The AHSN Network COVID-19 Response


Offer coronavirus (COVID-19) support from your business

UKRI open call for research and innovation ideas to address COVID-19

Help find new ways to ease global disruption: apply for funding

Business-led innovation in response to global disruption (de minimis)

NIHR COVID-19 Rapid Response Rolling Call

Official Guidance

COVID-19: Donning of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)

COVID-19: Removal and disposal of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)

NHS Supply Chain COVID link

Crown Commercial Service:  COVID-19: Supplier information


Barrier Enclosure during Endotracheal Intubation

Clear plastic drapes may be effective at limiting aerosolization and droplet spray during extubation: implications for COVID-19

Turbulent Gas Clouds and Respiratory Pathogen Emissions:  Potential Implications for Reducing Transmission of COVID-19

Transmission of communicable respiratory infections and face masks

Impact of Fabric Moisture Transport Properties on Physiological Responses when Wearing Protective Clothing

DELVE group publishes evidence paper on the use of face masks in tackling Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic


Making your own reusable elastomeric respirator for use during viral pandemic