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Matt Hancock appoints London Olympics boss as 'PPE tsar'

por Regina Beaudoin (02/07/2020)

\uc81c\uc8fc\uc548\ub9c8\/\uc81c\uc8fc\ucd9c\uc7a5\uc548\ub9c8\u2282O1Ov2165_ 2776\u2283\uc81c\uc8fc\ub9c8\uc0ac\uc9c0 \uc81c\uc8fc\ucd9c\uc7a5\uc0f5 ...Health Secretary Matt Hancock has appointed a 'personal protective equipment tsar' to take on the shortage of supplies across NHS trusts in the UK.

Lord Deighton, 64, has been appointed to get a grip on the situation, as thousands of doctors and 출장마사지 nurses across the country are being forced to work without the correct PPE. 

It comes after a shipment of 400,000 gowns that were set to be arriving from Turkey has been delayed.

The RAF had been ready to send out the equipment and it is not yet known what the delay is. 

Hancock had previously claimed there is enough PPE to go around, but a supplier of the products has claimed the government is making it impossible to buy the necessary supplies.

Despite the delay with the Turkish plane, the UK government has today received 10 million face masks from China.

Health Secretary Matt Hancock (left) has appointed Lord Paul Deighton (right) to help curb the shortage of PPE 

Crucial supplies of personal protective equipment (PPE) for medical staff are delivered from Turkey into a Royal Air Force base for distribution

Mr Hancock has now appointed the chief planner from the London 2012 Olympic games to head up a massive manufacturing effort of PPE.

Sources have claimed that Lord Deighton, 수원출장안마 who knows Prime Minister Boris Johnson well from their time working together on the Olympics, will be in charge of the  'end-to-end process of design through to manufacture, 출장안마추천 including streamlining approvals'.

Hancock said: 'Just as Lord Beaverbrook spearheaded the wartime efforts on aircraft production, the appointment of Lord Deighton will bring renewed drive and focus to co-ordinate this unprecedented peacetime challenge.' 

Speaking to The Times, Lord Deighton said he was confident the UK could 'rise to the challenge'.






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Paramedics wearing personal protective equipment (PPE) help a patient from an ambulance into The Royal London Hospital in east London on April 18

'Countries around the world face unprecedented demand for personal protective equipment and this necessitates an equally unprecedented domestic manufacturing response.