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DHSC Extends Free PPE to Health and Social Care Sectors

11 January 2023

On 10 January 2023, Department of Health and Social Care (DHSC) announced its decision to extend its central, free provision of PPE to the health and care sector for protection against COVID-19, by up to one year to 31 March 2024 or until stocks are depleted (whichever is sooner).

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The scheme provides continued protection for frontline staff against COVID-19 as part of the government’s Living with Covid strategy.

Supporting frontline workers remains a continued priority for the government.

Further information about the extension and the scheme can be found on the DHSC website.