Healthcare is a complex system. It involves not just doctors and nurses, but an army of other workers who contribute to it operating smoothly. It is easy to forget about the large number of people needed, including cleaners, engineers, administrative staff, facilities management, medical technologists and many others.
For many healthcare workers, the sense that their job is worthwhile and they are contributing to the greater good is a strong motivation (and certainly not something shared by all occupations).
In this show we discussed some concrete and tangible ways that listeners can support healthcare workers (and other front line workers) during the COVID-19 pandemic.