(by editorial board, Love Belfast, April 15, 2020)
●Freemasons across England and Wales are joining forces to provide essential PPE equipment to care homes to protect the vulnerable and the staff who care for them.
Nearly 5,000 visors have already been produced with help from the Freemasons, who have adapted their businesses production lines to meet demand.
●A dedicated Covid-19 group will now spearhead a national campaign to ramp up production in order to supply care homes and others who need help.
Freemasons across England and Wales are coming together to provide vital personal protective equipment (PPE) for care homes to protect the elderly, following health secretary Matt Hancock’s call for a “Herculean effort” to protect critical NHS staff.
●The government is currently supplying 58,000 separate organisations including pharmacies, care homes and GP surgeries with PPE, which has led to logistical issues due to sheer demand.
While the NHS has been prioritised, care homes are …