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England’s PPE procurement failures must never happen again

BMJ 2020; 370 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.m2858 (Published 17 July 2020) Cite this as: BMJ 2020;370:m2858

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Re: England’s PPE procurement failures must never happen again

Dear Editor

Very disappointed the author mentions outsourcing several times but avoids the fact the NHS Procurement & Logistics have both been outsourced
This has exacerbated the PPE problems

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17 July 2020
Mark Lainchbury
NHS Buyer
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NHS England