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NHC JOINS COMMUNITY EFFORT TO SUPPORT NHS

Published on April 6, 2020

North Hertfordshire College is contributing to the community effort to help support the local NHS during the Covid-19 pandemic through a range of activity.

It has:

  • Started production of face shields for front line NHS workers using 3D printing machines. It is currently producing 16 a day and aims to supply up to 100 face shields a week when fully up and running;
  • Donated disposable aprons and 11,500 pairs of protective gloves;
  • Provided its Stevenage campus as a venue to donate blood. The NHS Blood and Transport Service will be using the site on Thursday 9th April for pre-booked appointments. For further information, click here.
    The College has also donated face shields and safety glasses to Garden House Hospice,

Kit Davies, Principal of North Hertfordshire College, said:

“At such a critical time, I am pleased that the College can play its part in supporting the NHS front line workers.”