Watford MP Dean Russell and GAMA Healthcare meet on Zoom

Watford's MP held a video conference call with a Watford-based company playing a major role fighting coronavirus.

Dean Russell met virtually with the senior team at GAMA Healthcare, one of the biggest suppliers of disinfectant wipes to the NHS, to find out how they were keeping up with demand and keeping their own staff safe.

Watford's MP, who had planned to meet the team at GAMA in person, said after the virtual call: "It is fantastic to have a such an innovative and forward-thinking company based here in Watford with such an exciting future ahead. GAMA has been a critical support to our NHS during the national Covid-19 crisis.

"As their MP, I want to thank the team for all their efforts and I look forward to offering them my continued support in the years to come in backing their infection prevention new technology, solutions and products."

Guy Braverman, co-founder and managing director at GAMA, added: "We were delighted to meet with Dean and tell him more about GAMA Healthcare and our plans for the future.

"Our fantastic team has been working tirelessly over the past few months to play our part in the fight against the coronavirus and it is nice to see recognition of that work from our local MP."

GAMA has had to ramp up production in recent months to meet the demand for their infection prevention and control products for hospital staff across the country.

The company, situated in Regal Way, also donated 25,000 wipes to NHS staff and key charities.

During the meeting, Mr Russell found out what GAMA is doing to develop new solutions to prevent the spread of infection - GAMA says its products reduce the spread of micro-organisms and pathogens, including Covid-19.