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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.
'On one scale the coronavirus that plagues us is microscopic. On another we ourselves are made small.' An essay by Alex Kazemi.
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.