Gilnahirk churchwarden sewing scrubs for Ulster Hospital

A retired nurse from Gilnahirk Parish has joined the army of volunteer seamstresses making hospital scrubs to help keep staff and patients safe during the coronavirus crisis.

Working as part of the Dundonald Darners group, Maggie Murphy’s first batch of scrubs is already in use at the Ulster Hospital, helping to protect high–risk, immuno–compromised cardiac and cancer patients, and the staff caring for them.

Scrubs are in big demand because hospital staff have to change and boil–wash their uniforms frequently to kill the virus.

Maggie, who worked as a MacMillan palliative care specialist nurse at the Ulster Hospital until…

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