John Lewis making protective gowns for the NHS

In the wake of growing need for PPP, John Lewis has decided to make protecting robes for the NHS. It is re-commencing its textiles manufacturing unit ‘Herbert Parkinson’ in Lancashire for the objective. Associates who normally make bespoke blinds, curtains and pillows and duvets will now sew all over 8,000 washable, clinical robes for the Northumbria NHS Foundation Belief.

The retailer is also donating in excess of 20,000 metres of cotton cloth from its haberdashery departments and distribution centres to “For the Like of Scrubs” and ‘Scrubs Glorious Scrubs’, teams which with their thousands of associates are fast paced building scrubs for the NHS. The donated cloth is predicted to make all over 6,000 scrubs.

Stuart McDonald, head of Herbert Parkinson, said “We’re all on the lookout forward to re-opening our manufacturing unit and threading our sewing devices once again to play our aspect in encouraging the NHS. We assume

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