Government significantly boosts UK PPE supply with more than 100 new deals
The government has signed deals with more than 100 new suppliers from around the world as well as ramping up domestic production to help meet demand for PPE.
- Over 100 new suppliers contracted around the world to significantly boost UK PPE supply
- Domestic production also ramped up significantly with contracts signed to manufacture 2 billion items of PPE in the UK
- Over 1.48 billion items of PPE delivered to the frontline in England with tens of millions more items distributed in Scotland, Northern Ireland and Wales
A significant boost to PPE supplies that should help meet demand in the health and social care sectors has been announced by government today.