Professor Angela Thomas is Acting President of the Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh. She is a Paediatric Haematologist and retired from practice at the Royal Hospital for Sick Children in Edinburgh in June 2017. During the coronavirus pandemic, she returned to her role at Royal Hospital for Sick Children to conduct remote and in-person clinics, allowing other medical staff to be redeployed.

This interview took place on 6 October 2020.


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

03:07 - Comments on the long-term health impacts of the coronavirus

04:26 - Comments on the long-term effects of the coronavirus pandemic on the NHS

07:49 - Government responses to the pandemic

10:45 - Public response to the pandemic

12:26 - Personal experiences of everyday life and home-life routines during the pandemic and lockdown

16:56 - Views on finding information surrounding the pandemic