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Coronavirus: 'We act as people's families... it's been very emotional and difficult', says NI surgeon comforting Covid-19 patients in their final moments in London hospital


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Dr Leigh-Anne Hill

Dr Leigh-Anne Hill

Dr Leigh-Anne Hill working on a ward in London

Dr Leigh-Anne Hill working on a ward in London

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Dr Leigh-Anne Hill

A NORTHERN Irish surgeon treating Covid-19 patients has spoken movingly about stepping in for families unable to say goodbye to their loved ones.

Leigh-Anne Hill worked as a surgeon for over seven years across the UK before being redeployed to a major London hospital's intensive care unit to help tackle the coronavirus pandemic.

The 33-year-old Belfast woman, who now works in end-of-life care, spoke to Sunday Life about being with people in their final moments.


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