75% of the UK’s NHS workers are women. But average hospital protective-wear designed for the average man

Seventy five per cent of NHS workers in the UK are women, a figure that rises to 90 percent for nurses. And yet the personal protective equipment (PPE) currently being used across the country’s 1,257 hospitals were designed for the “size and shape of male bodies”.

That’s according to the British Medical Association, a professional organisation for doctors, with over 160,000 members.

Source: 75% of the UK’s NHS workers are women. But average hospital protective-wear designed for the average man

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