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Stories from the frontline

Many of our staff and students have been working on the frontline during the pandemic doing the most amazing work – here’s a selection of photos and news articles.

“All in all, the experience has been exciting and most student paramedics, such as myself, have progressed significantly”

Second year paramedic student, Amaani Sardar has been working as an Ambulance Care Assistant.

Physician Associate Students Working on the Frontline in Pandemic

Read the full story published in the Worcester News

Student Tells of Impact of Coronavirus as she Joins Hospital Nursing Team

Read Rosie Wilkinson’s full story

Student Nurse who Changed Careers Heads to NHS Frontline

Read Becky Shuck’s full story

University Lecturer Returns to General Practice Amid Covid-19 Pandemic

Read Professor Kay Mohanna’s full story

Senior Lecturer Pens Moving Account of Day on a Covid-19 Ward

Read Denisse Levermore’s full diary account

University Student Helps Care for Elderly During Pandemic

University of Worcester Business Management student, Simona Richtarova, is among those who have been helping in the community during the pandemic.

Simona has been working as a care assistant at a care home. She had been in the role prior to the pandemic, but increased her hours as demand increased.  Busy with extra shifts at the care home, including many night shifts, Simona took extensions to her university deadlines to ensure she could complete her studies while lending her services in the crisis. 

She said, although difficult at times, she had enjoyed the experience. “It has been hard, but I’m glad I could help,” she added.

Simona completes her studies at Worcester this summer and is going on to further study at the Czech University of Life Sciences, in Prague.

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