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Volume 50 Number 17, May 2, 2020 ARCHIVE HOME JBCENTRE SUBSCRIBE

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Almost half of UK doctors had to buy their own PPE

Nearly half of the UK's doctors have been forced to buy their own personal protective equipment or use supplies donated by charities or local firms, according to a survey of frontline health workers. A British Medical Association study of 16,343 members found that 48 per cent had bought PPE items themselves or received an "external donation ... due to non-availability of official NHS procurement supplies".

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