Considerations for Personal Protective Equipment in the Context of Acute Supply Shortages

 

BSDHT are concerned with the guidance from PHE with regards to reusing PPE. Whilst understanding the difficulty in acquiring PPE the potential risk to the wearer and patient must be increased with reusing PPE.

 

Full PHE document can be found here: CEM-CM0-2020-018.pdf

 




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