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THERE ARE NO MORE SURGEONS...

“There are no more surgeons, urologists, orthopaedists — we are only doctors who suddenly become part of a single team to face this tsunami that has overwhelmed us.” - Dr Daniele Macchini, Bergamo, Italy


A pandemic diary of an Intensive Care Consultant at the James Cook University Hospital in Middlesbrough

 
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Reasons to be Cheerful?

9th February 2021 UK COVID Deaths – Daily 1052 / 7-Day average 834 Total UK COVID Deaths within 28 days – 113,850 Total UK Deaths with...

Mount Kilimanjaro

7th February 2021 UK COVID Deaths – Daily 373 / 7-Day average 901 Total UK COVID Deaths within 28 days – 111,465 Total UK Deaths with...

Get the Pubs Open

5th February 2021 UK COVID Deaths – Daily 1014 / 7-Day average 985 Total UK COVID Deaths within 28 days – 111,264 Total UK Deaths with...

Coming Down the Mountain

2nd February 2021 UK COVID Deaths – Daily 1449 / 7-Day average 1122 Total UK COVID Deaths within 28 days – 108,013 Total UK Deaths with...

Fear

28th January 2021 UK COVID Deaths – Daily 1239 / 7-Day average 1221 Total UK COVID Deaths within 28 days – 103,126 Total UK Deaths with...

Intubate, Ventilate, Prone, Repeat…

25th January 2021 UK COVID Deaths – Daily 592 / 7-Day average 1239 Total UK COVID Deaths within 28 days – 98,531 Total UK Deaths with...

Capacity

22nd January 2021 UK COVID Deaths – Daily 1401 / 7-Day average 1241 Total UK COVID Deaths within 28 days – 95,981 Total UK Deaths with...

Weathering the Storm

18th January 2021 UK COVID Deaths – Daily 599 / 7-Day average 1129 Total UK COVID Deaths within 28 days – 89,860 Total UK Deaths with...

Critical List

15th January 2021 UK COVID Deaths – Daily 1280 / 7-Day average 1066 Total UK COVID Deaths within 28 days – 87,295 Total UK Deaths with...

Super Scurry

13th January 2021 UK COVID Deaths – Daily 1564 / 7-Day average 1060 Total UK COVID Deaths within 28 days – 84,767 Total UK Deaths with...

The CPAP Queen

11th January 2021 UK COVID Deaths – Daily 529 / 7-Day average 915 Total UK COVID Deaths within 28 days – 81,960 Total UK Deaths with...

Third Wave

9th January 2021 UK COVID Deaths – Daily 1035 / 7-Day average 894 Total UK COVID Deaths within 28 days – 80,868 Total UK Deaths with...

Lockdown 3: So Very Tired

5th January 2021 UK COVID Deaths – Daily 830 / 7-Day average 677 Total UK COVID Deaths within 28 days – 76,305 Total UK Deaths with...

Happy New Year?

1st January 2021 UK COVID Deaths – Daily 613 / 7-Day average 554 Total UK COVID Deaths within 28 days – 74,125 Total UK Deaths with...

Merry Christmas

24th December 2020 UK COVID Deaths – Daily 574 / 7-Day average 510 Total UK COVID Deaths within 28 days – 69,625 Total UK Deaths with...

Nosocomial

22nd December 2020 UK COVID Deaths – Daily 691 / 7-Day average 469 Total UK COVID Deaths within 28 days – 68,307 Total UK Deaths with...

Mutant!

19th December 2020 UK COVID Deaths – Daily 534 / 7-Day average 436 Total UK COVID Deaths within 28 days – 67,075 Total UK Deaths with...

Timely Reminder

14th December 2020 UK COVID Deaths – Daily 232 / 7-Day average 424 Total UK COVID Deaths within 28 days – 64,402 Total UK Deaths with...

Testing

12th December 2020 UK COVID Deaths – Daily 519 / 7-Day average 410 Total UK COVID Deaths within 28 days – 64,026 Total UK Deaths with...

V-Day

UK COVID Deaths – Daily 616 / 7-Day average 426 Total UK COVID Deaths within 28 days – 62,033 Total UK Deaths with COVID-19 on the death...

 
 

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