Covid and the NHS: Inside intensive care – BBC Newsnight

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    * Some viewers may find this film disturbing * As the UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson warns the NHS is facing “extraordinary pressures”, Newsnight has been given exclusive access to London’s Northwick Park Hospital, which is on the brink of being overwhelmed by Covid patients.

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