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Dr Fiona Roberts: COVID-19 pandemic

Dr Fiona Roberts: COVID-19 pandemic

Dr Roberts is a Final Year Trainee Anaesthetist at St Vincent’s University Hospital in Dublin, where she worked during the Covid-19 pandemic.

In this interview, conducted by Dr Michael Ward in December 2020, Dr Roberts describes her experience of working as an anaesthetist during a pandemic while pregnant.

You can listen to the audio recording of the interview now.

Summary

The table below indicates points of particular interest within the interview.

Time code (roughly)  Point of interest 
00:02:50
Dr Roberts recalls when she first became aware of Covid and the gearing up in Ireland, as well as concerns about the effect of Covid on her pregnancy.
00:05:40 Dr Roberts describes her experience of working during the pandemic while pregnant.
00:18:10
Dr Roberts responds to the question:

How are things managed in your hospital on the labour ward now?
00:19:55
Dr Roberts explains the public health regulations in place in Ireland.
00:22:30 Dr Roberts talks about the vaccine rollout in Ireland.