ASMS

Working for better health care in New Zealand

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

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Gearing up for Covid-19

20 March 2020 ASMS

Hospital staff around the country have been practising “donning and doffing” their protective gear as part of Covid-19 preparations. DHBs have also been running stocktakes of their PPE supplies.

ASMS Vice President and Waitematā DHB anaesthetist Dr Julian Fuller has been testing an N95 mask for size and fit.

Remember that access to proper and suitable  PPE is an important part of workplace health and safety and is covered in the MECA.  See here