Thame greeting card company, Windles, has turned its machines over to making face visors for nurses, doctors, care workers, transport and shop staff. Sales director Andrea Norcott said the firm had adapted their machines after completing an order for foil acetate sleeves for a perfumery brand.
Professor Steve Hams at Gloucester Royal Hospital said Windles’ medi-visor was the best design he had seen.
He added that they will use the visors for sessional use where one is issued per staff member for their entire shift rather than single use where the visor has to be discarded after each patient.
Andrea added: “It’s great to know we’re making a difference. The Gloucestershire Foundation NHS Trust have placed an order for weekly supplies of Medi-Visors for the foreseeable future.
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