Shock after thieves steal personal protective equipment from NHS building

Police are hunting for thieves who stole personal protective equipment (PPE) from an NHS building.

Monday, 13th April 2020, 7:50 am

The raid took place at the offices of the Care Homes Medical Practice in Windsor Street, Salford, which cares for patients living in nursing and residential homes.

Police were called to the premises shortly before 7.50am on Sunday and discovered that a number of laptops and a quantity of petty cash had also been taken.

Inquiries are ongoing.

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Police are hunting for thieves who stole personal protective equipment (PPE) from an NHS building.

A spokeswoman for Salford Royal NHS Foundation Trust said: "We are shocked and saddened that one of our community bases has been burgled and belongings stolen, including some items of PPE equipment.

"Our priority has been supporting staff based at this unit and ensuring they have access to the equipment that they need to carry out their roles.

"It's a testament to staff that service delivery has not been significantly impacted today following this incident.

"We will support Greater Manchester Police in their ongoing inquiries."