RCSI students join frontline effort in Beaumont and Connolly hospitals

“More than two dozen medical students have been drafted in to work alongside frontline healthcare workers in Beaumont and Connolly hospitals as the numbers of cases of Covid-19 continues to rise in Ireland. Students from RCSI University of Medicine and Health Sciences have been trained in prone positioning – turning intubated patients to lie on their front to make breathing overnight easier – with 26 young people working in the ICUs of the two hospitals in recent weeks …” (more)

[Sorcha Pollak, Irish Times, 15 April]

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