Dr Alisha Khanna is a Student & Foundation Member of the Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh. She is currently a F2 (Foundation) doctor working in London.

This interview took place on 21 October 2020.


00:00 Introduction

00:27 The effect of coronavirus pandemic on working hours and practices

01:31 Comments on availability of medicines, medical equipment, and Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)

03:19 Treating patients with other health concerns during the coronavirus pandemic

05:48 Thoughts on long-term effects of the coronavirus directly and indirectly on health and mental health

07:04 Long-term effects of the pandemic on the NHS

08:51 Government response to the pandemic

10:19 Public response to the pandemic

12:24 Personal experiences of family contracting coronavirus in India

14:45 Effect of the pandemic and lockdown on home-life routines

16:39 Wellbeing and mental health support given to medical professionals

19:05 Views on finding information surrounding the pandemic and the role of social media and the internet

20:36 Closing comments on some positive effects of the pandemic on work-life culture