MP visits Southend Hospital to thank staff for hard work during Covid-19
07 August 2020
Sir David Amess, Conservative MP for Southend West, visited Southend Hospital today (Friday 7 August) to thank doctors, nurses and support staff for their dedication throughout the Covid-19 pandemic.
Keeping to the current rules on social distancing and the
wearing of face masks in hospital, Sir David didn't visit any wards
but spoke to several members of staff from a range of areas and
departments about their experiences in caring for patients.
Sir David was accompanied by Tom Abell, the Trust's Deputy Chief
Executive, Denise Townsend, Director of Nursing at Southend and
Anthony McKeever, Executive Lead of the Mid and South Essex Health
and Care Partnership and Joint Accountable Officer for its five
clinical commissioning groups (Interim).