A medical fetish company says it has donated its entire stock of disposable scrubs to the NHS.
MedFet UK did it after being contacted by procurement representatives struggling to find the right equipment amid the coronavirus pandemic.
Writing about it on Twitter, the company said: ‘Today we donated our entire stock of disposable scrubs to an NHS hospital. It was just a few sets, because we don’t carry large stocks, but they were desperate, so we sent them free of charge.
‘We have been contacted this week by representatives of NHS procurement all over the country, trying to source basic protective equipment and clothing.
‘When we, a tiny company set up to serve a small section of the kink community, find ourselves being sought out as a last-resort supplier to our National Health Service in a time of crisis, something is seriously wrong. In fact, it’s scandalous.
‘Let’s be under no illusions, this is the result of a decade of chronic underfunding and cuts which has left the NHS barely able to cope under normal circumstances, much less when faced with the onslaught of a global pandemic. It did not, and should not, have to be this way.’
‘So when it’s all over…and the doctors, nurses and other staff have done an amazing job (as they undoubtedly will despite the circumstances)…let’s not forget, or forgive, the ones who sent the NHS into this battle with inadequate armour and one hand tied behind its back. ‘
People praised MedFetUK for their actions during the pandemic.
The company previously tweeted that it had sold out of hand sanitiser, and was running low on face masks.
They also dispensed some public health advice, saying: ‘Whether getting ready for some kinky fun or guarding against a virus outbreak, the single most effective method of infection control is scrupulous hand hygiene.’
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