Healthcare workers in Cork have thanked the public for their support in a new video posted by Cork Kerry Community Healthcare.
In the new message, healthcare workers in a range of settings including hospitals, the ambulance service and the community hub at St Mary’s Health Campus express their gratitude to people for their continued support during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Maura Twohig, Director of Nursing at St Finbarr’s Community Hospital thanked the communities who have sent messages of support, while Dr Mike O’Connor, Consultant Geriatrician thanked people for staying at home.
“We know it’s hard, but it is making a real difference,” he said.
Dr Corinna Sadlier, Infectious Disease Consultant thanked people for working with them.
“We’re not always perfect, but I can promise you we are doing absolutely everything that we can,” she said.
Karen Sweeney, Health Care Support Assistant said “Our values are care, compassion, trust and learning, and they’ve never been so important. You have been so supportive during these difficult times and we want to thank you. “
The video also features messages from a number of other healthcare workers including Padraig Lynch, Health Care Assistant; Dr Diarmuid Quinlan, GP; Kieran Henry, Operations Resource Manager with the National Ambulance Service, and David O’Sullivan, Chief Emergency Management Officer with the South Region.