Mitigating the effect of COVID-19 on the performance of Healthcare Cryogenic Liquid Oxygen Systems

Tim Root, Assistant Head, Medicines Assurance, NHS Specialist Pharmacy Service, Specialist Pharmacy ServicePublished

Guidance from the NHSI COVID-19 Working Group on mitigating effects

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Purpose

The effects of the 2020 COVID-19 pandemic are unprecedented in the history of NHS medical gas system engineering and the operational performance of cryogenic liquid oxygen systems.

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Further guidance

Appropriate use of medical gases is important. View our guidance page and other resources.

Materials to support safe and appropriate supply, administration, monitoring and equipment issues