Sir Keir Starmer, leader of the Labour party, paid a visit to Royal Derby Hospital today (4 March).
Dame Margarett Beckett, MP for Derby South, and Bridget Phillipson, Shadow Chief Secretary to the Treasury, joined Sir Keir as he meet staff on our Medical Asessment (MAU) Surgical Assessment Units (SAU), where urses, consultants and junior doctors shared their experiences of working through the pandemic.
Sir Keir was also shown our RediRooms in MAU, which are isolation booths used to keep patients separate from each other and limit the spread of infection.
Dr Magnus Harrison, Executive Medical Director at UHDB, said: “I am delighted that Sir Keir took the time to visit Royal Derby Hospital.
“It was fantastic for our clinical staff to speak with him, and to hear his praise for their commitment and dedication throughout the pandemic was a real boost.”