PPE

College offers support to new “PPE Tsar” for England

College offers support to new “PPE Tsar” for England

The Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow has joined with the Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh and the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh to write to Lord Paul Deighton, the newly appointed advisor to the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care on PPE.

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Royal Medical College calls for tightening of rules on the use of PPE to protect doctors

Royal Medical College calls for tightening of rules on the use of PPE to protect doctors

The Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow has called on the NHS across the UK to adopt more stringent requirements for the use of personal protective equipment (PPE) following a review of the current guidance. The call reflects growing concern across the healthcare sector for the wellbeing of healthcare professionals who are providing […]

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Availability of Personal Protective Equipment

Availability of Personal Protective Equipment

We were concerned to learn through media reports at the weekend about potential shortages of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) across NHS England, and the change in guidance which was issued by Public Health England in response to this matter.

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