PPE supplies to 'run out within days'

By Dan Peters | 24 April 2020

Dwindling supplies of vital life-saving personal protective equipment (PPE) for frontline care workers will run out within days, the Local Government Association (LGA) warned today.

Amid the delayed roll-out of the Government’s new Clipper supply website, which could take at least another three weeks before it gets up to speed, council staff have reported a ‘chronic lack of masks, gowns, visors, goggles and other life-saving kit’.

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