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‘Like we’re in a lifeboat in the ocean’: Health workers on life inside a downtown Vancouver hospital
As a registered nurse in the emergency department at St. Paul’s Hospital in Vancouver, Zoe Manarangi Bake-Paterson wonders whether she’ll be the same after the COVID-19 pandemic subsides.
There’s palpable stress in the department, she says, as she and her colleagues prepare for a surge of cases that may or may not arrive.
“It feels like we’re in a lifeboat in the ocean waiting for the tsunami to arrive,” Ms. Manarangi Bake-Paterson says.
Read the full media story on the Globe & Mail.
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