Dr. Jim Down – Life Support – Diary of an ICU Doctor on the Frontline of the Covid Crisis
Jim Down had spent his life as a doctor running the intensive care unit at one of London’s top hospitals, but nothing prepared him for Spring 2020, when the pandemic hit. In Life Support, he tells the extraordinary story of how he and colleagues donned PPE, received an influx of patients, and faced down the biggest challenge in NHS history. With warmth, honesty and humour his is gripping personal account of the everyday heroism of the NHS staffing a global crisis.
In conversation with Deirdre Coates
|When: Tuesday 9th November 2021 @ 10.00 am|
|Where: The Bull Ballroom|
|Sponsored by: Carol Hammick and Adam Tindall|