Leeds engineers and scientists develop quick fix to increase ventilator numbers

Engineers and scientists at Leeds University and Leeds Teaching Hospitals Trust have developed a way to turn a sleep apnea  machine into a ventilator.

The modification is on  a device known as a Nippy3, which are being phased out of service. There are around 100 of the machines in Leeds hospitals and thought to be thousands of similar devices across the NHS which could significantly increase the support available to coronavirus patients across the country.

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