A WORCESTER school has supplied 2,500 face visors, 120 sets of scrubs, 50 scrub bags and 338 goggles for the NHS.

Alongside supporting the NHS, RGS Worcester has also offered PPE to the charity Onside Advocacy to assist them in their work.

Onside Advocacy is a Worcestershire based charity which supports vulnerable people disadvantaged by disability, poor mental health and learning difficulties.

The face visors provided will be used by their workers and volunteers when visiting vulnerable clients as the homes and when certain wards have began to open up.

Each visor is supplied with a headband and two front visors which can be replaced.

Kate Harvey, chief executive of Onside Advocacy, said: “Really heartfelt thank you to RGS for their fantastic donation of PPE visors to Onside.

“We work with some of the most vulnerable isolated people in the county who have been particularly hard hit by the COVID-19 crisis.

“This equipment will be a huge boost in our efforts to get out and make more direct contact with people who need out help and are desperate to have fact to face support.”

Headteacher, Jon Pitt said: “As the demand for PPE has now reduced, we have been able to add up the contribution made from RGSW and can confirm that we have provided 2,500 face visors, 120 specialist scrubs and 50 scrubs bags and 338 goggles to the NHS and local medical providers.

“Even though NHS staff have been extremely busy we were incredibly touched by the messages of gratitude we received.

“It has been fantastic to help the national effort and use the expertise of teachers and the school’s equipment to support the NHS. Well done everyone.”

Alistair McMinn, RGS Alumni, said: “To the RGS Community can I pass on my sincerest thanks from all my colleagues at Worcestershire Royal for your kind donation of face shields to help us in the fight against COVID 19.

“It doesn’t come as a surprise to me that you answered the call and for that, like the value you imparted on me as a student; I am eternally grateful.”

The school’s Design Technology and Textiles department have worked hard to produce the equipment for those battling on the frontline during the coronavirus.