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PPE: Gowns

17 April 2020

We would like to hear from businesses that can donate, supply or manufacture gowns meeting Public Health England specifications.

PHE specifications can be viewed on gov.uk

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Laptops, PCs and tablets for schoolchildren (Hull)

15 April 2020

Emma Hardy MP and the Humber LEP have discussed a local campaign she is developing to help school students to continue to do their schoolwork and access learning materials whilst they remain at home.

Recognising that some of our young people do not have access to a PC/laptop or tablet to access schoolwork whilst away from normal school environments, Emma is keen to hear from businesses with any spare PCs/laptops or tablets that could be gifted to young people whilst we …

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PETG materials, 3D printing or laser or water jet cutting equipment

9 April 2020

The University of Hull is leading a collaboration to produce face shields to support the NHS and other healthcare organisations in the region – with new designs and agile manufacturing techniques set to increase production capacity across the country.

The University is keen to make contact with more local businesses who can support this project – with either the supply of PETG materials or 3D printing or laser or water jet cutting equipment.

For more information about this project please click here or get in touch via …

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Testing equipment, tests and laboratory capacity

9 April 2020

In support of the national testing strategy, Government wants to hear from companies who can manufacture and supply:

consumables and equipment for coronavirus testing, in particular test kits (such as nose and throat swabs, transport media and vials) and RNA extraction lab consumables (such as reagents, plates and pipette tips)
new or existing types of coronavirus tests for antigens or antibodies. These must meet the requirement set out by the Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency (MHRA).

Government also wants to hear from …

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Hand sanitiser

1 April 2020

We are seeking to identify businesses which may be able to start new production of hand sanitiser.

Businesses in the chemicals and distilling sectors are amongst those which have been able to help so far.

If your business has suitable equipment and may be able to start new production, please contact us.

We are also seeking to identify businesses which may be able to supply plastic bottles.

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Plastic bottles for hand sanitiser

1 April 2020

We are seeking to identify potential suppliers of plastic bottles suitable for hand sanitiser, in order to assist potential manufacturers of the product.

If you believe you could help, please get in touch.

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Gov.uk service for businesses offering support

1 April 2020

Government has introduced a new service for you to tell them how your business might be able to help with the response to coronavirus.

The support needed includes things like:

medical testing equipment
medical equipment design
protective equipment for healthcare workers, such as masks, gowns and sanitiser
hotel rooms
transport and logistics, for moving goods or people
manufacturing equipment
warehouse or office space, for medical use or storage
expertise or support on IT, manufacturing, construction, project management, procurement, engineering or communications
social care or childcare

Click here to access the service …

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Storage and logistics

1 April 2020

We are seeking to identify companies that may be able to donate or supply the following services in the Humber region at short notice:

Warehouse space suitable for the storage of food or medical supplies
Available cold storage space for food
Transport/logistics support for goods or people

Potential suppliers will be contacted if support is required.

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Food and groceries

1 April 2020

We are seeking to identify potential bulk donators and suppliers of food and grocery products to assist local food banks and community hubs.  Community hubs will be distributing food to residents who are in need of additional support.

Restaurants and wholesalers are amongst the businesses which have been able to help with donations so far.

Long-life products are likely to be the most useful.  Examples of the type of products that may be sought include:

Cereal/porridge oats
Tinned soup
Pasta
Rice
Tinned tomatoes
Pasta sauce
Lentils, beans, pulses
Tinned meat …

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Surplus PPE equipment

1 April 2020

Several local businesses and education organisations have already been able to donate stocks of PPE equipment for use by front-line health and social care workers in the area.

Please get in touch if you are able to supply any of the following:

Gloves, e.g. powder free nitrile disposable gloves (various sizes)
Anti-bacterial hand gel (large)
Anti-bacterial hand gel (small/personalised)
Fluid Resistant Surgical Masks
Disposable Aprons
Face Masks
Goggles
Visors
Plastic sheets
Blue roll paper towels
Ethanol

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