Protective gowns out stock despite Hancock’s promise this morning
National supplies of a key item of personal protective equipment (PPE) are about to run out across the country.
The Department of Health has issued a bulletin to front-line hospitals that protective gowns will be out of stock, in spite of Health Secretary Matt Hancock assuring viewers this morning that 50,000 gowns were going out to health workers today.
On a move that has been seen frequently throughout this crisis, Public Health England has lowered the safety and hygiene bar to accommodate Tory failure, telling health staff they can reuse gowns:
Yet again the Tories have lied to the British people about their actions and provision- and both front-line health workers and those they treat are endangered by them.
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