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Matt Hancock says the UK is to 'stockpile' PPE as domestic firms sign deals for two BILLION items

1 month ago   |   By Daily Mail

The Health Secretary said that enough PPE was being made and delivered to the NHS now that it was no longer firefighting to keep up with demand but was able to build up stocks against future outbreaks.
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Matt Hancock says new PPE deals will allow UK to replenish stockpiles

Matt Hancock says new PPE deals will allow UK to replenish stockpiles

1 month ago   |   By Metro

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The Government has signed contracts to manufacture two billion pieces of personal protective equipment in the UK.
Health Secretary Matt Hancock said there had been a ‘mammoth effort' to create a new supply chain from scratch following the ‘global scramble' to get hold of gloves, masks and gowns when the pandemic first hit. He said the new deals will allow ministers to replenish depleted stockpiles.
Mr Hancock told the daily Downing Street press conference: ‘I can announce that we...
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