The unique diaries from a newly-qualified doctor who was thrust into the heart of the Covid-19 pandemic
Fast-Tracked to The Front Line follows Dr Stephen Naulls in his final months of medical school through to his qualification as a doctor, to his starting work early to fight against COVID-19. Beginning in January 2020, his diaries reveal his personal transition from medical student into young doctor., and his growing understanding of a virus that is all too deadly and part he will end up playing in the fight to control it.
Our NHS is facing extraordinary pressures unlike any documented in recent history. COVID-19 has transformed our way of life, forcing us to come together as a nation. Stephen, a young man from Grimsby, found himself thrust into the heart of the epidemic in London - working side by side with other key workers who had decades more experience than him, but were also encountering a brand-new, unprecedented threat.
Insightful and important, Essential also reveals the heart and humour that kept a workforce together in order to look after the country when it needed them most.