A community nurse reflects on changes wrought by the COVID-19 pandemic
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A community nurse reflects on changes wrought by the COVID-19 pandemic

Clare Mechen Queen’s Nurse, Nurse manager at the Adam Practice, Poole, and Poole Central Primary Care Network

Nurse manager Clare Mechen’s diary shows how the effects of COVID-19 began to unfold and how she and colleagues responded in the early weeks

Mid-February

I’ve been watching the world news and seeing the devastation in China caused by this new strain of coronavirus (later named COVID-19). I’m beginning to realise this situation is very real, although I’m still not really believing it will affect the UK.

Primary Health Care. 30, 3, 16-17. doi: 10.7748/phc.30.3.16.s9

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