‘It’s like 15 years of sick patients arriving in a fortnight’

On the frontline inside an intensive care unit as medics battle the coronavirus crisis.

The decline in the number of patients needing intensive care is one of the factors in the easing of restrictions. 

Those who remain seriously ill can require specialist treatment for many weeks. 

Access into our critical care units is extremely restricted, but STV News was been allowed to spend time with the ICU team in Scotland’s largest hospital, the Queen Elizabeth University Hospital in Glasgow, as they reflect on the pressures of the last few months.