After almost a year of caring for COVID-19 positive patients, frontline health care workers at Riverside Walter Reed Hospital in Gloucester continue to selflessly put the sick ahead of themselves.
Dr. Will Stallings, hospitalist at Riverside Walter Reed Hospital, said that he has experienced a different level of intensity working at the hospital since the pandemic began.
Dr. Will Stallings, hospitalist at RWRH, said that he has experienced a different level of intensity—emotionally, physically, mentally and spiritually—working at the hospital since the pandemic began. He also said that the workload has definitely been more challenging.
“My greatest challenge has been communication,” said Lauren Murray, a medical-surgical nurse at RWRH.
Murray said that wearing masks poses a new challenge for communication and that the hospital has had to get creative to communicate and build trust with patients safely. Health care workers at RWRH have utilized patient care boards, iPads an...
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