1 in 5 hospital doctors buying their own PPE

A Royal Australasian College of Physician's survey has revealed that many doctors working in public hospitals have no or limited access to adequate protection, says president Professor John Wilson

One in five doctors working in public hospitals have had to source their own personal protective equipment (PPE), a survey shows. 

Professor John Wilson.

The Royal Australasian College of Physician's (RACP) poll of 667 doctors also shows 45% have limited or no access to P2 or N95 respirator masks.

It was "remarkable" that some docotors had to supply their own PPE, said RACP president

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