Revision of Covid 19 IPC measures to reduce service pressures

The Scottish Government has issued the attached document DL(2022)07, informing amongst other things that the requirement for physical distancing within all healthcare settings (excluding residential social care) has been removed with immediate effect. The Scottish Winter (21/22) Respiratory Infections in Health and Care Settings Infection Prevention and Control (IPC) Addendum guidance will be updated at 1pm on Friday 1 April 2022 to reflect the changes outlined in DL(2022)07.

Further to this information, community optometry practices and practitioners are advised and free to consider the most appropriate arrangements for their own practice. As always, please continue to visit the Eyes.Scot website in the first instance for all links to key COVID-19 related guidance and information

DL2022(07) – Revision of COVID19 IPC Measures to reduce service pressures issued 310322