Courage of hospital staff on Covid frontline is truly remarkable - the YEP says
They’ve battled, they’ve fought, they’ve lost and now they are starting to win the war on Covid.
Today the Yorkshire Evening Post shares the stories of our city’s inspirational healthcare workers who have battled on the frontline.
For Rhian Wheater, the senior sister on the Leeds vaccination team, the social media post describing how the hospital had three Covid patients in their care seems like a distant memory.
Nobody could have predicted the unimaginable strains the health service was set to face over the next 12 months. Since that day, 4,264 Covid-19 positive patients have been treated in
Leeds’ hospitals and on the busiest day there were 331 Covid patients in at the same time.
And as well as dealing with the surge, thousands of patients still needed their care, placing extra demand on services.
Their courage and comradeship shines through as they now look with hope that the vaccine is the ultimate weapon to help win the war against the virus once and for all.
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