Personal Protection Equipment (PPE) Guidelines

The Ministry of Health released guidelines on the use of PPE for healthcare workers (27th March 2020)

PPE Guidance

Pharmacists were categorised as low priority with a low risk of transmission.
You should use the same category as phlebotomists for collecting blood samples.

It is recommended that you wear gloves for collecting samples and finger-prick test and that masks are not necessary when testing an symptomatic patient.