We have been approached by the Royal Academy of Engineering, on behalf of NHS England, to ask if we as a Professional Engineering Institution could support the NHS in providing technical expertise to the Health Service over the coming weeks.
IOM3 is planning to profile the vital role of our members in fighting the COVID-19 outbreak. It is clear that IOM3 members have an essential role in providing materials for the new hospitals, PPE for the NHS and in driving new medical devices/ventilators to support patients battling coronavirus.
Audio or video virtual meetings are effective ways of enabling geographically distant individuals or sites to interact successfully. They reduce the time lost to individuals in travel as well as helping the Institute reduce its costs and its environmental impact.