The Department of Health and Social Care has launched a public consultation on extending free personal protective equipment (PPE) to the health and care sector beyond 31 March 2022. The consultation will close on the 31st October 2021.

The Department is committed to providing free, Covid PPE until 31 March 2022. It is considering whether to extend the provision of free PPE beyond its current end date.

To have your say, you can take part in the consultation online: www.gov.uk/government/consultations /extending-free-ppe-to-the-health-and-care sector

Alternatively, you can send your  responses and any supporting evidence to  [email protected]