Polmont company help frontline NHS staff

A Polmont powerbank company has donated all its existing stock to frontline NHS staff to help themkeep their devices fully charged during the Coronavirus crisis.

By Roy Beers
Friday, 3rd April 2020, 11:25 am
Updated Friday, 3rd April 2020, 11:26 am

Power a Life’s director of impact, Paul Rafferty, sourced the powerbanks, and his dad – Glasgow taxi driver James Rafferty - took them to Glasgow.

Paul’s mum Tracy, a pharmacy technician at the Royal Infirmary, ensured all 57 devices went directly to NHS colleagues.

Paul said: “It was a no-brainer to help and we were glad to be able to so quickly.

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Tracy Rafferty, NHS Greater Glasgow pharmacy technician

“My mum checked with her colleagues, who said they would be a massive help in the current circumstances, so we quickly arranged to get them there within the day, with the help of a clean Glasgow taxi.”

Power a Life founder Jeremie Warner added: “So many people have stepped up to help in these unprecedented times and while we are a small company we recognised this was someone we could do to help in our own way.

“Corporate social responsibility has always been the heartbeat of our organisation, and this is a very natural extension of that.

“We thank all NHS staff sincerely and wish them well in the weeks ahead.”