Toby Bryant |

‘It was like a tsunami. All other medical patients stopped turning up and it was just Covid, Covid, Covid’

“Being cast as the hero makes me feel slightly fraudulent,” Dr Craig Leaper admits as he talks to Toby Bryant on a rare break at West Middlesex Hospital in the final article of our key worker series

Craig has spent 2020 juggling life as first a medical registrar and now a consultant on the Covid frontline, together with his role as coach for the nearly 40-strong club squad at Furnivall Sculling Club. Despite his modesty, that title as a superhero does feel warranted.

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