(by Andy Hemsley, Eastbourne Herald, May 22, 2020)
The Samsung Tablets will enable bed-dependent hospital patients receiving treatment for COVID-19 to stay in touch with their families.
The initiative is part of a wider drive which will see over a thousand of the Tablets being donated by Freemasons across England and Wales to more than 50 hospitals, care homes and hospices.
During the current crisis, NHS hospitals have been forced to limit visits to patients in an attempt to control infections. Some of those suffering from the virus can be in intensive care for two to three weeks or more, with one-to-one visits only being allowed for …