Prepare your organisation for Coronavirus COVID-19

Professional Healthcare Audit and Advisory Services

Our team of experts can help your organisation prepare for Coronavirus COVID-19.

Coronavirus COVID-19 risk assessment audits

Medical audits can provide:

  • On site audits to identify key areas where you can take actions to reduce spread of Coronavirus COVID-19
  • On site audits of public facing areas to identify risks of spread of Coronavirus COVID-19
  • Audit of staff facilities and offices areas to identify risks of spread of Coronavirus COVID-19
  • Consultancy to provide a list of recommendations to help you to reduce spread of Coronavirus COVID-19
  • Infection prevention expert advice to meet national COVID-19 return to work guidelines

Medical Audits have been assisting the National Museum of Ireland in relation to staff information sessions, comprehensively providing their knowledge and expertise on the subject matter of Covid 19.

Their flexibility in meeting our needs are exceptional, with no request not met. With multiple sites and needs, Medical Audits, in particular Ann Higgins thoroughly addressed all our staff concerns, with frank honesty and lots of wisdom and tips.

Staff felt comfortable asking questions and they received confident answers to their questions.

Maria Kearns – Head of Human Resources
National Museum of Ireland.


Coronavirus COVID-19 Staff training sessions

We provide onsite education and remote web based sessions and staff training to help your staff working during an outbreak of Coronavirus COVID-19:

  • Standard precautions to prevent spread of Coronavirus COVID-19
  • Key actions to prevent spread of Coronavirus COVID-19
  • Open question and answer sessions with Infection Prevention expert to answer staff queries on Coronavirus COVID-19
  • COVID-19 Return to work induction training
  • COVID-19 staff representative and on site expert training to manage COVID-19

For More Information about our training and education services click the links below:

Some information About Coronavirus COVID-19

Corona viruses are one of the most common causes of colds and respiratory infections.

They are the group of viruses that are also responsible for severe diseases such as Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS-CoV) and Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS-CoV). A novel coronavirus (nCoV) is a new strain that has not been previously identified in humans.

COVID-19 is a novel corona virus.

Advice On Symptoms And Reducing Risks Associated With The Virus:

Symptoms:

It can take from 5 to 14 days for symptoms of the virus to show.

Symptoms may include sweating and a temperature, a cough, a runny nose and symptoms like a cold or more severe symptoms like shortness of breath and breathing difficulties

The virus can also cause more severe illness, including pneumonia.

Reduce risk of acquiring corona virus COVID-19

You can reduce risk of picking up Coronavirus COVID-19 By washing your hands properly and regularly with soap and water or an alcohol-based hand rub.

Reduce your chances of spreading corona virus COVID-19

You can stop yourself spreading it by covering your mouth and nose with a tissue or your sleeve when you cough and sneeze.

What we know about Corona Virus COVID-19

The virus can spread easily from person to person if social distancing precautions are not in place.

Some studies suggest it can spread before symptoms are shown.

There is no vaccine and no specific treatment for Corona virus COVID-19 as yet but many of the symptoms can be treated.

HSE, Ireland

People are advised by the HSE to self-quarantine if they are feeling unwell after returning from the affected areas.

This means stay at home and keep away from other people until you are fully recovered. Do not go to A&E or your GP

Phone the local helpline or your GP for advice.

Department of Health and Social Care and Public Health England

The UK Chief Medical Officers are advising anyone who has travelled to the UK from affected areas, to stay indoors and avoid contact with other people and call NHS 111, even if symptoms are mild. Also to stay indoors and avoid contact with other people even if you do not have symptoms depending on which affected area you have travelled from (more detail on Government websites).

Related Information

Quality Assurance Saving Lives Hygiene Audit.

Medical Audits have a team of experienced Infection Prevention Professionals with decades of experience in setting up and running Infection Control programmes- Let us support you

National Standards For The Prevention and Control Of Healthcare-Associated Infections In Acute Healthcare Services

We know Healthcare and we understand the Required Standards for YOUR Services – Call or Email us to discuss your needs