Coronavirus: Protective Clothing

Department of Health and Social Care written question – answered on 3rd August 2020.

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Photo of Justin Madders Justin Madders Shadow Minister (Health and Social Care)

To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, whether he plans to establish an independent expert group other than NERVTAG to adjudicate on whether certain procedures should be regarded as aerosol generating procedures for the purposes of personal protective equipment guidance.

Photo of Jo Churchill Jo Churchill The Parliamentary Under-Secretary for Health and Social Care

Holding answer received on 13 July 2020

An independent panel on aerosol generating procedures is in the course of being established. The panel will provide its expert advice to the four United Kingdom Chief Medical Officers. The terms of reference for the panel are currently being established and a date for the first meeting is being agreed on.

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