Intensive care nurse, 28, on coronavirus front line reveals she was told to prepare her will before first shift – The Sun

AN intensive care nurse has claimed she was told to prepare her will before she started treating patients on the coronavirus frontline.

Amber Cowan, 28, from Glasgow, says health bosses advised her and colleagues to get their affairs in order ahead of a first night shift on an intensive care ward fighting to save those infected with Covid-19.

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Posting on Twitter, she said: "Getting told at 28 to make sure you have your pension and will sorted.

"First nightshift in intensive care and we are short staffed."

Nurses in the UK have reported being forced to treat coronavirus patients without proper protective equipment as they fight the highly contagious bug.

The Department of Health yesterday said 24.6 million gloves, 7.5 million face masks and 1.9 million eye protectors have been delivered to the NHS since the start of the crisis.

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