NHS staff should reuse PPE gear as a 'last resort', leaked government report reveals

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NHS staff should reuse PPE gear as a 'last resort'

(Source Daily Mail)

NHS staff on the coronavirus frontline are being told to reuse personal protective equipment as the 'last resort', a staggering leaked report has revealed today.  

The document from Public Health England said the safe reuse of items was under consideration, under plans to tackle shortages of PPE, according to the BBC

Emails seen by the locum GP and freelance BBC reporter, Dr Faye Kirkland have also revealed that some hospitals have started to wash single-use gowns so that they can be worn again, in a bid to preserve stocks. 

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