The reason I wrote my book “Critical” was to talk with the public about intensive care. Yet, I have been completely humbled by the kind words in response to my short letter. I hoped to send a message of hope yet honesty to the millions living through COVID-19 who are elderly, frail or vulnerable. Read the full piece here.
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Sorry this is behind a paywall but here is a free trial with The Telegraph. The most important bit for me is the last paragraph about Nye Bevan.
I read out the letter that I wrote to people in those vulnerable groups. I really wrote this thinking about close members of my own family who fall into all of these groups. I’m pretty humbled by the response, being viewed by over 2 million people so far. Thanks for listening to it here.
The Channel 4 journalist Andy Davies visited us in Cardiff to see for himself the extraordinary efforts staff are going to. View the report here.
Thanks to the BBC for carrying this, full story here.