COVID-19: guidance for Ambulance Trusts

This guidance is for suspected cases of COVID-19 where an emergency ambulance response is required.



This guidance has been written by the National Ambulance Service Infection Prevention and Control (IPC) Group, in consultation with NHS England, NHS Improvement, Public Health England, Scotland, Wales, Northern Ireland and the National Ambulance Resilience Unit.

Published 21 February 2020
Last updated 3 April 2020 + show all updates
  1. Updated with detail on case definitions, clarification of AGPs and updates to PPE throughout.

  2. Revised guidance.

  3. Updated guidance including a summary table for PPE.

  4. Added guidance for donning and doffing personal protective equipment (PPE).

  5. First published.