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Safety Action Notice - 7 April 2020

Published on 19 February 2021

From: Health Facilities Scotland

SAN(SC)20/05 Protection of hospital oxygen pipeline systems through managed distribution of oxygen-dependent patients (COVID-19).



The performance of hospital oxygen pipeline systems will be compromised if the demand from oxygen-dependent patients exceeds their design limits. Clinicians, managers and engineers should collaborate on the safe distribution of patients across healthcare facilities.