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‘So much death and upset’: the nurses quitting the NHS after Covid – a photo essay

Working as a nurse in the NHS through the Covid pandemic gave Hannah Grace Deller a unique perspective on the hardship faced by her profession. She has photographed several nurses as they decided post-Covid to leave the service

Hannah Grace Deller works as a paediatric matron at St Mary’s hospital in Paddington, central London. She is also a trained photographer, and during the Covid crisis she began to photograph the conditions in which she and her nursing colleagues were working. Some of her images were published widely and exhibited at the time, earning praise from Grayson Perry, Martin Parr and others, and inspiring an album by Chris Difford, of Squeeze.

She has now published a book, Working on the Frontline, documenting the experiences of nurses and the reaction of the public during the crisis and since.

Hannah Grace Deller and her team.

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