Doctors take the lead on developing coronavirus equipment

Clinicians, like Dr Con Kolivas, a retired anaesthetist and software engineer, are using their industry and government networks to build CPAP and oxygen delivery systems

Doctors are taking coronavirus solutions into their own hands, coming together with manufacturers to help address PPE shortfalls and repurpose equipment specially for the crisis.

Dr Con Kolivas
Dr Con Kolivas. Photo: ABC

Among the prototypes being designed is an oxygen hood tailored for COVID-19 use.

More affordable CPAP and oxygen concentrators, that could provide some hope for