Matt Hancock lambasted by chief nursing officer who says doctors are NOT “abusive or abusive” of Covid-19 PPE on the front lines – The Sun

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MATT Hancock was lambasted by a chief nursing officer who responded to allegations that medical doctors were abusing and abusing PPE on the front line of the British coronavirus.

The Secretary of Health faced criticism from the Royal College of Nurses (MRC) today after ministers declared that personal protective equipment should be treated as a “precious resource”.

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    Ancock was lambasted by a chief nurse who responded to allegations that medical doctors were abusing and abusing PPE on the British coronavirus front line3
Ancock was lambasted by a chief nurse who responded to allegations that medical doctors were abusing and abusing PPE on the British coronavirus front lineCredit: BBC
    Dame Donna Kinnair Said Doctors Do Not Abuse PPE3
Dame Donna Kinnair said doctors don’t abuse PPE

Hancock said yesterday that there was enough if used according to official guidelines – but it takes a “Herculean effort” from the government.

But MRC secretary general Dame Donna Kinnair responded and said that no PPE was “a more precious resource than the life of a health worker, the life of a nurse, the life of ‘doctor “.

Speaking to the BBC breakfast, Dame Donna added: “I am actually offended that we are saying that health care workers abuse or abuse PPE.

I am actually offended that we are saying that health care workers abuse or abuse PPE.

Donna Kinnair, Royal College of Nurses

“I think what we do know is that we don’t have enough supply and not enough regular PPE supply.

“This is the number one priority that nurses bring to my attention, that they do not have enough protective gear.”

The BMA medical union warned on Friday that PPE supplies in London and Yorkshire were at “dangerously low levels”.

It came after the Secretary of Health announced the death of 19 NHS heroes in the British fight against the coronavirus.

He paid tribute to the doctors today and said that an investigation would be opened into each death.

He told BBC Breakfast on Saturday, “My hearts go out to their families. They are people who have come to the fore.

“Work is continuing to determine whether they caught a coronavirus while performing their duties at work or whether, like so many people, it did for the rest of their lives. It is obviously quite difficult to determine that.

“What matters is that we pay tribute to their service. “

The number of deaths a day in Britain has increased by 980 in the past 24 hours to 8,958, making it the highest increase to date and the worst fatal day in Spain for their epidemic.

Sinister figures from the Ministry of Health also reveal that the total number of cases has risen to 70,272 from 65,077 infections yesterday.

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