Croc ban for Welsh hospital staff

Hospital staff in Wales have been told they can no longer wear Croc-style sandals while at work due to safety concerns.

Officials say the rubber footwear does not offer sufficient protection against sharp objects, such as needles.

“The all-Wales uniform policy and dress code for all NHS staff, including nurses, includes health and safety guidelines.

“This states that footwear used in medical and clinical areas should be an enclosed/full shoe, which provides adequate support and a stable, non-slip sole.”


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