Ryan Devlin is a student member of the Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh. He is a medical student at the University of Edinburgh.

This interview took place on 10 November 2020.


00:25 - The effect of coronavirus pandemic on studying medicine at university

01:26 - Comments on availability of medical equipment and Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) during studies and on placement at research laboratory

02:10 - Thoughts on the long-term health and mental health effects of the coronavirus pandemic

05:27 - Comments on the long-term effects of the coronavirus pandemic on the NHS

07:14 - Comments on government responses to the pandemic

09:25 - Thoughts on public responses to the pandemic

11:30 - Comments on a colleague’s experience of contracting coronavirus

12:23 - Effect of the pandemic and lockdown on home-life routines

14:34 - Comments on wellbeing and mental health support for medical professionals and students during the pandemic

17:32 - Views on finding information surrounding the pandemic and the effect of social media

20:42 - Closing comments on positive responses to the challenges of the pandemic