Thousands ‘wasted’ as luxury fans axed from hospitals amid infection fears
NHS chiefs have been accused of wasting hundreds of thousands of pounds of taxpayers’ money after issuing a warning that Dyson bladeless fans had been linked to healthcare-associated infections. More than £1m was spent on thousands of the luxury models between 2013-2017, with installations at more than 100 NHS trusts in England and Wales. They were brought in under the presumption they were cleaner than standard equipment because there were no blades for dust to cling to. But NHS guidance has since warne...