Over 100 nurses have considered refusing to treat patients due to inadequate PPE

Nursing Notes reports that 70% of calls and emails to RCN Direct are about concerns over personal protective equipment (PPE) and over 100 nurses have been forced to seek advice regarding refusing to treat patients amid a lack of adequate PPE.

Last month the the RCN told frontline nurses they could refuse to treat patients if their safety was compromised through a lack of PPE and they have exhausted all options to maintain their own personal safety.

Full story in Nursing Notes, 6 May 2020