A set of scrubs – consisting of trousers and top.

A single use surgical gown

Two layers of gloves

A plastic apron on top

Surgical Hat

Surgical Mask


The above is ‘donned and doffed’ (put on and taken off) with a new set on each entry and exit to the red zone.  This is normally done with the help of a colleague.

A couple of reasons why you might leave the red zone: going to the loo or eating.

We are going to be designing a better solution to the surgical cap – which covers the neck but also allows for good sound/ audibility.  Sound is a problem they are using earphones and walkie-talkies.