PPE supply for care workers was 'inadequate'

By Martin Ford | 25 November 2020

The social care sector was ‘left to fend for itself’ during the darkest days of the COVID-19 pandemic, according to an investigation into supplies of personal protective equipment (PPE).

The National Audit Office (NAO)’s report concluded Government PPE stockpiles were ‘inadequate for a coronavirus pandemic’ and the system was ‘overwhelmed’ at the height of the crisis.

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