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Coronavirus - COVID-19 Information Resources

Guidance for Healthcare Professionals

These pages will guide you to sources of best available information on Coronavirus / COVID-19 for healthcare professionals

Infection prevention

HSPC - Infection Prevention and Control Guidance for COVID-19:

ECDC - Infection prevention and control for the care of patients with 2019-nCoV in healthcare settings:

WHO - Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) technical guidance: Infection prevention and control / WASH

National guidelines

Government of Ireland - national guidance

Ethical Framework for Decision-Making in a Pandemic

HSE Health Protection Surveillance Centre - Guidance for healthcare workers and professionals

UCD National Virus Reference Laboratory

HSC Northern Ireland - Guidance for healthcare staff

WHO guidance

World Health Organisation 

Interim guidance: Global surveillance for human infection with novel coronavirus (COVID-19)

Interim guidance: Infection prevention and control during health care when novel coronavirus (nCoV) infection is suspected

Mental Health Considerations during COVID-19 Outbreak

International guidance

COVID-19: Interim Guidance on Management Pending Empirical Evidence. From an American Thoracic Society-led International Task Force

Department of Health, England – guidance for healthcare professionals

NICE UK Rapid Guidelines and Evidence Review on COVID-19

European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control

European Society of Intensive Care Medicine

U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Interim Clinical Guidance for Management of Patients with Confirmed Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19)

Healthcare Professionals: Frequently Asked Questions and Answers - from Center for Disease Control and Prevention

Update for Healthcare Professionals - including infection control and protective equipment

U.S National Institutes of Health COVID-19 Treatment Guidelines


Reviews of the evidence

HIQA COVID-19 Health Technology Assessments

Cochrane Library systematic reviews and special collections 

Coronavirus (COVID-19): infection control and prevention measures

Coronavirus (COVID-19): evidence relevant to critical care

Personal protective equipment for preventing highly infectious diseases due to exposure to contaminated body fluids in healthcare staff

Training material

U.S. NIEHS Worker Training Program (WTP) 

Statistics and dashboards