Addition of National Minimum Risk Categorisation for fit testing with FFP3 to NIPCM

Publication Date: 30 May 2016

Section 2.4 of the NIPCM - Transmission Based Precautions - RPE has been updated.

A National Minimum Risk Categorisation for fit testing for FFP3 has been added for 2 different levels of risk. NHS Boards can add to this for example where high risk units are present. This categorisation is inclusive of out of hours services

Level 1 - Preparedness for Business as usual

Level 2 – Preparedness in the event of emerging threat