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Clear face masks to support people with hearing loss

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Clear face masks to support people with hearing loss

250,000 clear face masks are to be delivered to frontline NHS and social care workers to support better care for people who use lip-reading and facial expressions to communicate.

NHS and care workers will be given clear face masks to help them communicate with people with certain conditions like hearing loss, autism and dementia. The masks are see-through and have an anti-fogging barrier to ensure the face and mouth are always visible to help doctors, nurses and carers communicate better with their patients. More….