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Call for businesses to help make NHS ventilators

We are looking for businesses to support in the production and supply of ventilators and ventilator components.

Patient on a ventilator.

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The government is looking for businesses who can support in the supply of ventilators and ventilator components across the UK as part of our response to COVID-19.

As well as manufacturers, we are looking for businesses with the following skills:

  • design/specification
  • rapid prototyping
  • contract/product assembly
  • certification/regulation/testing
  • logistics
  • medical training

Update: 27 March 2019

Thank you to all those who offered support. We have received a large number of offers so regret that we cannot respond to each one. We will be matching requirements and will reach out to companies individually.

To offer support with existing ventilator stock, please complete this online form.

You can also offer wider coronavirus support from your business.

Published 16 March 2020
Last updated 30 March 2020 + show all updates
  1. Added link to online form for businesses who can support in the supply of ventilators and ventilator components.

  2. First published.