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Alex Kazemi is Clinical Head of Intensive Care at Middlemore Hospital, Auckland. He is an ICU Specialist, father of three young children and avid day-dreamer. He writes in his personal capacity.
Watching the ritual weekly clapping for the NHS from afar, an ICU doctor in New Zealand felt nothing but grave unease.
I see the energy and creativity within our hospital during this crisis. It’s time to harness that, not to hamper it further.