Kent’s Forensic Science team donates personal protective equipment to NHS

Kent’s Forensic Science team has donated a range of personal protective equipment (PPE) to the Infection Prevention and Control Team at the South East Coast Ambulance Service NHS Foundation Trust.

Forensic Science Team

PPE such as oversuits, goggles, face masks and shoe covers, which is utilised by Kent forensic science students during crime scene assessments, has been provided to protect NHS staff and patients during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Dr Chris Shepherd, Director of Undergraduate Studies for Forensic Science, said: ‘I would like to thank Phil Marsh from our lab team for helping out with this effort. I am extremely proud that the School can play a role in fighting COVID-19 and hopefully this donation will keep people safe and well during this difficult time.’