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Give FFP3 masks to NHS staff during Omicron, doctors say

Medical bodies say thin surgical masks do not provide adequate protection for frontline personnel

NHS staff treating Covid patients should be given much more protective facewear than thin surgical masks to help them avoid getting infected during the Omicron rise, doctors say.

The British Medical Association (BMA), Hospital Consultants and Specialists Association (HCSA) and Doctors’ Association UK are calling for frontline personnel to be given FFP3 masks.

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