NHS staff fighting coronavirus on frontline ‘forced to buy their own PPE from DIY stores’

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NHS staff forced to buy their own PPE from DIY stores

(Source: The Sun)

NHS heroes fighting on the frontline against coronavirus say they've been forced to buy their own protective equipment from DIY stores.

Data from the NHSppe app, created to track shortages of PPE, found that 52% of doctors lacked the correct gowns for high-risk procedures.

According to the statistics from the Nhsppe app, seen by the Daily Mirror, 38% of respondents reported having no eye protection at all while treating Covid-19 patients. The government has recently been criticised for not providing enough PPE to health workers, with nurses forced to share equipment despite being on the frontline of the pandemic.

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