As the NHS battles with PPE shortages, twin doctors who work in the same hospital unit have come up with a DIY solution: think creatively, even if it means goggles from B&Q.
Emma and Ella Mi, 26, have been using £10 protective eyewear for 13-hour shifts as doctors in acute medicine since mid-March, after a visor shortage at their central London hospital. In a blog for Conservative Home, the political website, they urge NHS staff to use imagination and logic to keep themselves safe instead of relying on “gold standard” protection from the state.
“Of course it’s the responsibility of our employers to provide us with safety equipment — but these are exceptional times, of worldwide shortages, and we must allow flexibility,” they write. “As
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