Dr Rosie Baruah is a Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh. She is a Consultant in Intensive Care Medicine and works at the Western General Hospital in Edinburgh.

This interview took place on 13 October 2020.


00:00 Introduction

00:23 The effect of coronavirus pandemic on working hours and practice

03:05 Comments on availability of medicines, medical equipment, and Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)

03:55 Treating patients with coronavirus and the long-term effects of the disease on health and mental health

06:08 Long-term effects of the pandemic on the NHS

10:15 Government response to the pandemic

11:26 Public response to the pandemic

13:43 Personal experiences of coronavirus

15:00 Effect of the pandemic and lockdown on home-life routines

17:32 Wellbeing and mental health support given to medical professionals

18:01 Views on finding information surrounding the pandemic

23:32 Closing comments on team spirit and morale during the pandemic