Prime Minister of Ireland Will Work As a Doctor amid Coronavirus Pandemic
Former Medical Professionals Including Retired Doctors Are Ready To Help Nation
Leo Varadkar, the Prime Minister of Ireland will work as a doctor amid coronavirus pandemic for one session a week to help the fellow doctors who are suffering from overburden due to the COVID 19 crisis. The Prime Minister of Ireland was previously a doctor and has now offered his services to Ireland’s Health Service Executive to help treat the increasing number of COVID 19 patients, which will help relieve the burden on the medical staff that is working around the clock during the coronavirus pandemic. It has now been confirmed that the Prime Minister of Ireland will work as a doctor amid coronavirus pandemic.
Prime Minister Leo Varadkar’s Previous Profession
Prime Minister of Ireland will work as a doctor amid coronavirus pandemic to help his country during these tough times. Leo Varadkar has studied medicine and also worked as a junior doctor in multiple hospitals in Dublin for multiple years and has later qualified to be a general practitioner in 2010 before joining for full time in politics due to which his name was removed in 2013 from the medical registry of Ireland.
More details regarding as prime minister of Ireland will work as doctor amid coronavirus pandemic has not been provided, but it is being suspected that Varadkar will work via telephone to help assess the general population regarding COVID 19. The public is advised to stay at home, if they suspect anyone of having the COVID 19 infection, they are urged to contact the healthcare facilities via telephone by which a doctor can help them diagnose if the suspected patient actually has COVID 19 or not. This method would prevent the suspected patients to limit their contact and prevent them from acquiring the virus and reduce further spread of infection which could be possible during their hospital visitations.
The Prime Minister of Ireland will work as a doctor amid coronavirus pandemic with one session a week during which he will help patients and doctors alike, which falls under his scope. Prime Minister’s multiple close friends and family are also currently working in the health service department.
Reason behind volunteering of Prime Minister Varadkar
The reason behind the decision of Prime Minister of Ireland will work as a doctor amid coronavirus pandemic was after the appeal of the Health care service of the country towards former medical professionals to register themselves due to unavailability of required doctors during the crisis to help treat the patients of COVID 19. After the appeal, more than 50,000 former medical professionals responded to help the country during the crisis. Retired and Medical students were also urged to join this campaign to help their country during the pandemic, which has disrupted the whole world.
Prime Minister Leo Varadkar’s father was a doctor, and his mother’s a nurse. His partner Matthew Barrett, his two sisters, along with their spouses, is also currently employed by the health care service.
The number of COVID 19 in Ireland is continuously increasing, putting a strain on the country’s economy, which might lead to an economic recession if the infection of the virus is not limited quickly. After the recent count of COVID 19 patients across the country 5,709 have been confirmed for acquiring the infection, out of which 210 have died.
To counter the increasing surge of infected patients in the country, Prime Minister of Ireland will work as a doctor amid coronavirus outbreak. The government also had an agreement with 19 private hospitals across the country for a time period of three months. During this time, different parts of these hospitals would be taken under the government and being converted to treat COVID 19 patients due to limited space, and the number of government-operated hospitals present in the country.