Doctors working as nurse assistants to help out in UK crisis

Renowned cardiologist Professor Richard Schilling has rolled his sleeves up to support nursing staff at a London hospital
Professor Richard Schilling.

Cardiologist Professor Richard Schilling is among dozens of UK doctors working as nurse assistants, volunteering to help teams stretched to breaking point in the country’s second wave.

With COVID-19 cases and deaths surging, the pandemic is putting a huge strain on NHS hospitals which are also experiencing critical nursing staff shortages.