Frontline Leeds NHS staff fighting coronavirus lift spirits by performing TikTok dance

Frontline NHS staff at a hospital in Leeds lifted spirits on the Covid-19 ward by performing a dance on TikTok.

By Rebecca Marano
Wednesday, 8th April 2020, 5:00 pm

Medical staff on ward J19 at St James' Hospital took part in the video - which sees them performing a synchronised dance routine.

Dr Walayat Hussain, who normally works as a consultant dermatologist but has been redeployed to work on the coronavirus ward, shared the video on Twitter.

He said: "I’m definitely not a bad influence on the ward...... Fantastic team on J19. Work hard, play hard."

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Frontline NHS staff fighting Covid-19 dancing on TikTok app to boost morale.

Speaking to The Yorkshire Evening Post, Dr Hussain said: "Working on a medical ward caring for patients with COVID-19 is a different environment from my usual role in dermatology but the team here are fantastic and the video has really helped us to get to know one another and boost morale.

"Maintaining good morale is really important at this time – at Leeds Teaching Hospitals we have a good staff health and well-being network as well as fantastic support from the public through donations to our charity Leeds Cares."

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