Common Threads
Common Threads
Jun 10, 2020
EP. 4 PPE, But Make it Fashion: Are Face Masks Ethical?
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The phrase ‘personal protective equipment’ had probably never crossed most of our lips until Covid 19, and now a face mask is being lauded as THE major accessory of 2020. But who's making these face masks, and are they being treated fairly? And why is the NHS relying on imports to protect frontline workers when the UK manufacturing industry is raring to go?

Holly Baxter-Weir, one of the founders of the For the Love of Scrubs campaign, joins us for this episode.

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You’ll find Ruth on Instagram: @ruthmacgilp_ and Twitter @ruthmacgilp

You’ll find Alice on Instagram: @styledbyalicex and Twitter: @styledbyalice

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