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‘The air reeks of invisible danger’: what it’s like to work in a hospital during Covid – The Guardian

Palliative care doctor Rachel Clarke reveals the pressure and pain of splitting her time between her hospice and hospital Covid wards

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CoronavirusIn this extract from her new book Breathtaking, palliative care doctor Rachel Clarke reveals the pressure and pain of splitting her time between hospice patients and hospital Covid wards
In January 2020, novel coronaviruses are nowhere on my mind. Like everyone working in the NHS, I am steeled for a home-grown catastrophe. For no matter how many patients lie on trolleys in corridors, how many ambulances sit trapped on hospital forecourts, how many photos go viral of toddlers slumped on…

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