ASMS

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The Association of Salaried Medical Specialists (ASMS) is the professional association and union uniting doctors and dentists in New Zealand.

Urgent plea over theft and hoarding of critical hospital supplies

ASMS News27 March 2020

The Association of Salaried Medical Specialists is putting out an urgent plea for people to stop taking hospital supplies of personal protective equipment (PPE). ASMS members at several DHBs have raised concerns that essential equipment needed to fight Covid-19 is going missing. ASMS Executive Director Sarah Dalton says it’s not just the odd mask being taken. “We’ve had reports of wholesale uplifts of things like scrubs, masks and hand sanitiser.  Supplies of PPE are vital during this Covid-19 crisis and …

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