Wymington woman's pride as partner makes hundreds of protective visors for medical staff

Callum Butler has already made more than 500 3D printed visors

Some of the protective visors Callum has made
Some of the protective visors Callum has made

A woman from Wymington says her partner is setting alarms to get up in the middle of the night to help fulfil the need for PPE.

Callum Butler is working around the clock with 10 3D printers to help meet the demand from medical teams across the UK.

He's already made more than 500 3D printed visors and Callum's proud partner Paige Alvin-Scoley, who lives in Wymington, said: "He is tirelessly setting alarms to be able to get up in the middle of the night to continuously print these masks/visors.

"I hope that in light of this we will be able to help supply those in real need in these hard times and help keep these individuals safe to be able to return to their family and loved ones."

Callum set up a JustGiving page with the target of raising £850 towards materials but has been overwhelmed by people's generosity with £2,600 now pledged.

His protective visors have been sent out across the UK, including to Peterborough, Bedford, London, Manchester and Wales and he is working around the clock to help as many people as possible.

He's had a great response to his visors, which he is supplying to medical teams from GPs to midwives.

Writing on his JustGiving page, Callum said: "One nurse from Godmanchester wrote the following, and hearing this made me want to help even more: Thank you so so much you will never know how much reassurance something o simple like a visor does to the mind of a frontline nurse.

"I have a dozen nurses who will feel safer at work because of you so a massive thank you."

With the printers he has, Callum can make about 30 visors a day.

For more information about Callum's work, click hereTo make a donation through his JustGiving page, click here

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