Wellingborough firm helps out with radios for critical care nurses at KGH

It follows an appeal for baby monitors to help with communication at hospitals during the Covid-19 pandemic

Wednesday, 1st April 2020, 12:40 pm
Updated Wednesday, 1st April 2020, 12:42 pm

A Wellingborough firm has donated radios to help critical care nurses working at Kettering General Hospital.

After seeing an appeal for baby monitors to be used at hospitals during the coronavirus pandemic, Corrina Baxter from ESS Safeforce in Wellingborough contacted her boss to see if they could help.

Corrina said: "I saw a post on Facebook on Sunday night asking for baby monitors for communication within the hospital.

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The radios donated to KGH by ESS Safeforce

"I emailed my director and 48 hours later along with some sweet treats for the staff, we delivered free of charge."

A post by ESS Safeforce said: "So proud to be able to assist the dedicated hardworking NHS teams, in this instance we were able to quickly donate the supply of Motorola DP4400 radios to Kettering General Hospital.

"These radios are to be used by the critical care nurses in ICU to help them call for essential goods and medication so they do not spend valuable time removing and putting on their PPE each time they need to get items."

Corrina is based in the Wellingborough office on the Finedon Road industrial estate but currently working from home.

She said the goods were prepared and tested via their West Bromwich office before being driven down for the NHS to have a handover with the Wellingborough office.

Corrina said it was a 'real team effort' and added: "Makes me proud to work for such a company."

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