British health care staff are advised to deal with COVID-19 patients without full-size protective gowns because of shortages of equipment, the Guardian newspaper reported Friday.
Health minister Matt Hancock advised that a committee of lawmakers before that Britain had been”tight on gowns” but’d 55,000 more coming on Friday and had been planning to acquire the ideal gear where it was wanted at the end of the weekend.
The Guardian reported that using hospitals throughout England’s place to run from materials in hours, Public Health England had altered guidelines which stipulated full scale, watertight surgical gowns must be worn for high-risk hospital processes.
The new advice claims that if gowns run out other choices include having a plastic sheeting, borrowing provides from other hospitals, or sporting coveralls, the Guardian reported.
Sky News reported physicians and nurses had been advised that single-use dresses can be used again due to the shortage.