NHS Tayside staff convert medical equipment into ventilators

13th April, 2020

Staff in the NHS Tayside Medical Physics department have converted 26 anaesthetic machines into ventilators as part of the COVID-19 efforts.  The Medical Physics team have a crucial role in maintaining vital medical equipment used in Tayside hospitals.  The repurposed machines have now been approved and will be used in the new intensive care areas to treat patients with breathing difficulties.

 

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