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ARCO DONATES £72,000 WORTH OF PPE TO CHARITY

ARCO DONATES £72,000 WORTH OF PPE TO CHARITY

Arco, a specialist UK-based safety company has donated over £72,000 of PPE supplies to Leonard Cheshire, a pan disability charity. Leonard Cheshire employs 4,500 front line staff to support...
BLUEBIRD CARE CELEBRATES TEAM MEMBERS

BLUEBIRD CARE CELEBRATES TEAM MEMBERS

Bluebird Care South Gloucestershire, a leading home care provider, has celebrated their team members’ fantastic efforts during the COVID-19 pandemic by delivering special gifts.   ...
CARE HOME RESIDENT PRAISES STAFF AT ENCORE CARE HOMES

CARE HOME RESIDENT PRAISES STAFF AT ENCORE CARE HOMES

A care home resident has praised the staff at a Christchurch care home as a short summer stays initiative is launched for older people.  Rita Satchwell moved to Fairmile Grange, which is...
The reusable mask was developed by British company LiquidNano and has already been shown to kill a coronavirus that is genetically and structurally very similar to SARS-CoV-2.

SCIENTISTS EVALUATING FACE MASK BELIEVED TO KILL COVID-19

Scientists at Cambridge University are testing a face mask that has an anti-viral fabric coating which they believe may kill COVID-19. The reusable mask was developed by British company...
John Southcott and bride-to-be Laura Southcott

BLUSHING BRIDE AT ACCRINGTON CARE HOME

There were happy smiles and tears of joy at Hope House care home in Accrington after a resident received a surprise visit from his granddaughter on her wedding day. Laura, granddaughter of Hope...
PPE SHORTAGES FUELLED SPREAD OF COVID-19 IN CARE HOMES, STUDY FINDS

PPE SHORTAGES FUELLED SPREAD OF COVID-19 IN CARE HOMES, STUDY FINDS

The spread of COVID-19 inside care homes has been fuelled by a lack of personal protection equipment (PPE) – according to new research from the University of East Anglia. Researchers...
HSE ISSUES KN95 FACEMASK WARNING

SAFETY ALERT: HSE ISSUES KN95 FACEMASK WARNING

The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) is warning against the use of KN95 facemasks as personal protective equipment (PPE). A safety alert was issued on 11 June 2020, urging all employers and...
No VAT on PPE for Care Sector

TREASURY CUTS TAXES TO REDUCE PPE COSTS

VAT on essential personal protective equipment (PPE) for Covid-19 will be temporarily scrapped saving more than £100m for care homes and businesses dealing with the coronavirus outbreak, the...

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