“You need to be pretty unwell” to be given a ICU bed: A&E doctor Saleyha Ahsan
With the Prime Minister still in intensive care in hospital and receiving oxygen treatment, we get a view from a medic who knows what kind of situation he’s in.
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Boris Johnson still in intensive care – but not on ventilator
Boris Johnson remains in intensive care tonight – closely monitored and getting oxygen treatment.
‘What we’re seeing with Covid-19 patients is there’s a problem with oxygenation’ – A&E doctor Saleyha Ahsan
Earlier Krishnan Guru-Murthy spoke to Saleyha Ahsan, an A&E doctor at Bangor Hospital in North Wales, currently working in London.
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Why Boris Johnson is in intensive care
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Latest on Boris Johnson’s condition
Our health and social care correspondent Victoria Macdonald is at St Thomas’ Hospital, where the Prime Minister is being treated.