Letter to the Editor

  • Zelna Visagie


It is from a Nurse Unit Manager’s perspective that I write this letter to you today amidst the unavoidable peak that we are facing in our battle against the COVID-19 pandemic currently ravaging our country and stretching our already limited nursing capacity to the extreme.

A generally very positive person and able to handle stress at work (as well as in my personal life) rather well, I had to come to terms this past week with and acknowledge the fact that I was at the brink of a break-down. The fight in safe-guarding our patients and our practice against COVID-19 had begun to take its toll…