Eastbourne schools donate hundreds of goggles, gloves, and PPE to DGH

Eastbourne schools have rallied together to donate tonnes of personal protective equipment (PPE) to the local hospital.

Tuesday, 7th April 2020, 10:34 am
Updated Tuesday, 7th April 2020, 11:41 am

One hundred and twenty goggles, 700 glasses, 2,000 pairs of gloves, and countless hand gel have been donated in an effort to protect Eastbourne DGH staff during the coronavirus pandemic.

The effort was coordinated by Hailsham Community College and scores of local schools joined in.

Among them was the Eastbourne Academy, which is donating safety spectacles and goggles from their science department.

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Assistant principal and curriculum leader for science, Mrs Kelly said, “We must do all we can to support our local NHS with this fight.”

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