The Irish Hospital Consultants Association's warning of the widespread shortage of personal protective equipment for frontline health workers.

 

According to the Business Post, the group's President, Dr Donal O'Hanlon, has written to the Health Minister detailing doctors concerns.

 

He says there are reports of large shortages of respirator masks and some surgical masks and gowns provided aren't of appropriate quality.

 

A shipment of medical equipment was due last week, however that has now been delayed by two weeks, according to the HSE.

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