'Game changing' personal protective equipment developed to protect NHS staff in fight against COVIDDate posted: 3rd August 2021
UHMBT media release
- BAE Systems and University Hospitals of Morecambe Bay NHS Foundation Trust (UHMBT) collaborate to develop the ‘Morecambe Bay Hood’ – a Powered Air Purifying Respirator (PAPR) for NHS staff
- UHMBT says UK-made PAPR is a “game-changer”, which boosts workers’ safety and enables more compassionate care
- Project follows BAE Systems’ development of 3D printed face shields and curtain hooks during COVID-19 pandemic.
Engineers from BAE Systems’ Submarines business, along with local company Lancastle and staff from University Hospitals of Morecambe Bay NHS Foundation Trust (UHMBT), have developed pioneering new Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) for staff on COVID-19 wards.
You can read the full story at the UHMBT website here.