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Care home staff could be asked to work without PPE under council plan

4 monthes ago   |   By The Guardian

Proposals suggest seeking volunteers to look after coronavirus patients without protective gear Coronavirus - latest updates See all our coronavirus coverage Health and social care workers could be asked to volunteer to look after people with Covid-19 without wearing protective equipment in the event of extreme shortages, according to proposals seen by the Guardian. Councils oversee a range of services which require PPE but which are outside the NHS supply chain. These include care homes, pharmacies, mortuary and funeral services, children's homes and community mental health services...
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