Twelve months ago, many of us would never have envisaged a global pandemic let alone be prepared for the impact such would have on our lives. As this week marks the one-year anniversary since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, our management team reflected on the unprecedented circumstances in which we all find ourselves.
At EMICS, the pre-hospital care service we offer, in support of the East Midlands Ambulance Service (EMAS) is only ever achievable through our network of dedicated and passionate doctors, who all give their time voluntarily. It is these same doctors who have worked tirelessly in their front-line NHS ‘day jobs’ who then, in their ‘spare time’ have continued to make themselves available to EMICS and the people of the East Midlands.
In pre-COVID times to act as a volunteer Doctor for EMICS, is nothing short of admirable, but to continue to do so when under considerable pressure and stress is something each of our doctors should be truly proud of themselves for.
For the continued dedication and hard work each of our doctors have shown in supporting both EMICS and in turn people of the East Midlands, we, the management team, say a massive THANK YOU.
How can you help?
We can see on the news daily many of the pressures all our frontline NHS staff are under. Many of us will have been witness to or participated in the doorstep ‘Clap for Carers’ campaign and placed rainbows in our windows showing our support. For EMICS, as a donor-funded charity which receives zero financial support from the government or NHS, if you would like to support our services, we ask you to do so through donations. It is easy and simple to donate.