“He provided an ear to those who needed his wisdom, could put a smile on the face of the sullen, inspire a laugh from those engrossed in sadness, and create a conversation in even the solemnest of rooms. Often, he did all of these things in a self-deprecating way.”
In these times of enforced isolation we experience more clearly for ourselves what gives life to our souls and what drains life from them.
However, a survey by the Royal College of Nursing suggested half of all nurses working in high-risk environments had been asked to reuse PPE.
Chief executive Pauline Howie said the service had been “greatly saddened” by the loss of a “dear colleague”.