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.
- 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.”