There is a shortage of #ventilators. It is necessary to design and manufacture good-enough equipment to a standard pattern. If you are a skilled engineer or technical project manager you can sign-up to help an open source project here.
If you have a technical readership please retweet or re-post this link. It is particularly important that a UK Government official who is looking at supply chain co-ordination joins this project and correctly identifies themselves. Please reply to this post if you have useful information to add.