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26 March 2020

Boris Johnson asks companies to 'rapidly scale up' ventilator production

Introduced by

Boris Johnson

Targeted at

Suppliers and manufacturers


Telephone call on 26 March 2020

Stated aims

To increase ventilator supply


Prime Minister Boris Johnson calls manufacturers and suppliers to thank them for their efforts so far to increase ventilator production and to discuss 'rapidly scaling up ventilator production' for patients with COVID-19. The government asks companies what support it can provide to produce ventilators more quickly and in greater quantities.


Gov.uk press release