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Health worker with PPE at Belfast City Hospital earlier this week

Health worker with PPE at Belfast City Hospital earlier this week

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Health worker with PPE at Belfast City Hospital earlier this week

Health officials must increase the amount of PPE being made available to GPs otherwise patients may be denied vital healthcare, it has been warned.

A Londonderry GP has spoken out after his practice had to borrow aprons from a neighbouring one when his surgery ran out earlier this week.

It comes as the number of patients attending GP surgeries begins to increase again as Northern Ireland moves out of the first Covid-19 surge.