Category Archives: Face Masks

Medical Face Masks

NHS Worker

The widespread use of face masks by the public could put NHS supplies at risk, says Chris Hopson, chief executive of NHS Providers. In hospitals, different types of masks offer different grades of protection. The most protective is an FFP3 or, alternatively, an N95 or an FFP2. NHS staff in lower-risk situations can wear a […]

Use of Face Coverings

Use of Face Coverings

Questions have been asked about the use of facial coverings and we address that here. Physical distancing, hand washing and respiratory hygiene are the most important and effective measures we can all adopt to prevent the spread of coronavirus. Therefore the wearing of facial coverings must not be used as an alternative to any of […]