Why a leading UK cardiologist is working as a nurse assistant amid the COVID-19 crisis

'It's been truly exhausting, particularly for someone of my late middle age,' says Professor Richard Schilling
Professor Richard Schilling
Professor Richard Schilling.

Professor Richard Schilling is one of the UK’s top cardiologists but over the last month he has been working shifts as a nurse assistant in his hospital’s ICU.

His decision was prompted by the country’s second wave of COVID-19 cases threatening to swamp its health system.