Plea for toiletries for patients from NHS worker after hospital visits are restricted

An NHS Lothian worker has posted a request on social media

By Rachel Mackie
Wednesday, 1st April 2020, 2:09 pm
Updated Wednesday, 1st April 2020, 2:45 pm

An NHS employee has put out a social media plea for toiletries for patients whose families are unable to visit them at the Edinburgh Royal Infirmary due to the coronavirus restrictions.

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Melanie Salton who works for NHS Lothian posted across Facebook saying that: “we would be grateful for any donations, big or small, which would really help tide the patients over and lift their spirits in what must be a really unsettling time for them.

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The Edinburgh Royal Infirmary is looking for donations of toiletries

“Please share this far and wide to reach as many companies as possible. Thank you in advance.”

Across the country, hospital visiting has been restricted to prevent the spread of COVID-19.

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