Eye protection now mandatory for GPs in Victoria

But the state government says it can't supply PPE to GPs, telling them they need to buy their own

GPs in Victoria must wear eye protection for all face-to-face care, whether patients have COVID-19 symptoms or not.

Dr Mukesh Haikerwal

Officials issued the mandatory guidance to the state's health workers on Thursday, citing the increasing cases of community transmission.

The guidance states goggles and face shields must be replaced or cleaned at least every