GP urges peers to pay for their own mask tests

Victoria-based Dr Ern Chang says it's time for GPs to take protection matters into their own hands

After months of not knowing whether his N95 masks were the correct fit, a Victorian GP discovered one of the brands he had sourced potentially left him vulnerable to infection.

Dr Ern Chang
Dr Ern Chang.

As a result, Dr Ern Chang is urging other doctors to pay for their own fit-testing after trying without luck since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic to drum up testing for local GPs.