Guidelines and guidance under consultation

A joint working party representing the British Infection Association, Healthcare Infection Society, Infection Prevention Society and Royal College of Physicians have used a rapid review process to produce practical guidance and evidence-based recommendations on presymptomatic, asymptomatic and post-symptomatic transmission of SARS-CoV-2. The Joint Working Party has been reviewing publications, gathering evidence and preparing recommendations over the last year and having completed the manuscript, consultation with stakeholders and colleagues is now required. 

The main guidance document and the associated appendices is available here and the consultation and conflicts of interest form is available here. To comment on the  guidance complete the proforma with the conflicts of interest document and email  to by 18/05/21 at 17:00.


  • NICE accredited methodology

    This is a living document that has been updated to the current NICE and SIGN methodology.