NHS Western Isles say they have been "inundated with generous offers of personal protective equipment (PPE)."

The local NHS expressed their gratitude to the local businesses and individuals who have supported them.

NHS Western Isles commented: "To ensure all donations of PPE (Including hand sanitizers) are managed appropriately, people are being asked to email Chris Anne Campbell, Resilience, NHS Western Isles, at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. first so that checks can be carried out to make sure all products are safe for use in a health and care setting."

Chris Anne said: “We have been overwhelmed by the offers of support we have received from the public, local businesses and organisations. On behalf of NHS Western Isles, I would like to thank everyone for their generosity. If anyone would like to donate any additional PPE equipment or products, ideally we would appreciate it if they could email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

“Donating in this way will allow us to carry out quality assurance testing and means we can distribute the equipment fairly and to where it is needed most.”​