Covid-19: Experts question guidance to reuse PPE

Doctors have expressed concern over new guidance from Public Health England that recommends reusing personal protective equipment in the face of shortages.

The guidance, which also recommends alternatives for
unavailable equipment, has been seen as an admission by the government of the PPE shortages facing healthcare staff. Rob Harwood, chair of the BMA’s Consultants Committee, said, “This guidance is a further admission of the dire situation that some doctors and healthcare workers continue to find themselves in because of government failings

Covid-19: Experts question guidance to reuse PPE
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