My experience: Working from home was like being alone in a storm, but now I have the right support in place

Like so many others I began working from home in March once the government announced a national lockdown. It all seemed very surreal. Since our return from Christmas and New Year leave our office had been watching the unfolding disaster from China and monitoring the daily increase in infections. We discussed how terrible it all … Continue reading My experience: Working from home was like being alone in a storm, but now I have the right support in place

My COVID experience – Naomi Lean: COVID Rehab Team – A Coming Together

Occupational Therapist, Naomi Lean has shared her experience of being part of a new multidisciplinary team in the face of COVID-19.  My name is Naomi, I have worked as an Occupational Therapist (OT) at University Hospitals Plymouth (UHP) within Emergency Care (EC) since 2004, during this time I have seen many changes and the therapy … Continue reading My COVID experience – Naomi Lean: COVID Rehab Team – A Coming Together

My COVID experience: Roger Gardner and Susie Wolstenholme

Data Manager, Roger Gardner and Physiotherapist, Susie Wolstenholme have shared their experience of being part of a new multidisciplinary team in the face of COVID: Roger Gardner - Cardiothoracic and Cardiology Data Manager Whether we like it or not technology is here to stay and in fact COVID-19 has led many of us away from our … Continue reading My COVID experience: Roger Gardner and Susie Wolstenholme

My COVID experience: Helen Totton and Paul Minty

Occupational Therapist, Helen Totton and Physiotherapist, Paul Minty have shared their experience of being part of a new multidisciplinary team in the face of COVID-19: Helen Totton – Occupational Therapist When I was asked to work within the COVID team at first I had anxieties about what to expect and how to keep myself safe.  … Continue reading My COVID experience: Helen Totton and Paul Minty

My Covid experience: Working in a new MDT

Macmillan Specialist Speech & Language Therapist, Chloe Jarvis and Occupational Therapist, Helen Ashbourne-Cordiner have shared their experience of being part of a new multidisciplinary team in the face of COVID-19: Chloe Jarvis: Speech & Language Therapist Usually I am the Macmillan Specialist Speech & Language Therapist (SLT) for head and neck cancer, however as more … Continue reading My Covid experience: Working in a new MDT

My COVID experience: Dad was admitted to the hospital where I work

When Sophie's Dad Charlie went to hospital with suspected gastroenteritis, coronavirus was the last thing on the family’s minds. But he was diagnosed with Covid-19. What followed was a two month stay at University Hospitals Plymouth NHS Trust, and a fight for his life in intensive care - just a few floors below where his daughter … Continue reading My COVID experience: Dad was admitted to the hospital where I work