COVID-19: diary of an emergency nurse
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COVID-19: diary of an emergency nurse

Extracts from the diary of an anonymous emergency nurse provide a moving account of what it means to be on the front line

Day 1

7.15am Arrive at work. My shift starts at 8am, but I haven’t been at work for two days and things may have changed drastically – if I’m going to act as an effective shift leader I need to spend some time figuring these changes out before the rest of the team gets in.

Nursing Standard. 35, 6, 70-71. doi: 10.7748/ns.35.6.70.s24

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