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Covid-19 PPE information for opticians

 Wednesday, 3 June 2020    Category One

There is a vast amount of information available at present, and this can be very confusing. We've created what we hope is a useful summary of relevant guidance and advice from sources associated with the healthcare profession to assist during this current pandemic.

We have also included various links at the end of the article.




See our 70% alcohol hand sanitizer here: https://three-sixty.org.uk/covid-19/hand-sanitiser-gel-70-alcohol/

See our wipe clean practice furniture here:https://three-sixty.org.uk/practice-furniture/

Suggested hygiene procedures for opticians are set out in this useful video from www.strongertogetheroptics.co.uk: https://www.strongertogetheroptics.co.uk/life-after-lockdown-b2c-video

Read why 70% Isopropyl Alcohol (IPA) is better disinfectant than 99% Isopropanol:https://blog.gotopac.com/2017/05/15/why-is-70-isopropyl-alcohol-ipa-a-better-disinfectant-than-99-isopropanol-and-what-is-ipa-used-for/

NHS Guidance: https://www.england.nhs.uk/coronavirus/wp-content/uploads/sites/52/2020/04/C0127-optical-letter-1-april-2020.pdf

AOP Guidance: https://www.aop.org.uk/coronavirus-updates/coronavirus-how-to-disinfect-optical-equipment-and-premises