Dr Hadiza Gachi is a Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh and is an Acute Medicine Consultant. She is currently practising in Nuneaton, Warwickshire.

This interview took place on 15 April 2021.


00:00 Introduction

00:44 Changes to work patterns

02:04 Long term physical and mental health impact

04:05 PPE and equipment

05:31 Long term impact on NHS

07:22 Government response to the pandemic

08:35 Public response to pandemic

09:37 Vaccine

10:54 Effect of the pandemic and lockdown on home-life routines

12:02 Wellbeing and mental health support given to medical professionals

14:01 Misinformation on the pandemic

16:50 Access to information

18:26 Personal experiences of friends and colleagues contracting coronavirus