Prince Charles To Open New 4,000 Bed NHS Nightingale Hospital For Coronavirus Patients
Prince Charles will open the new NHS Nightingale Hospital in London, which will provide intensive care to COVID-19 patients starting Friday April 3rd. This marks the Prince of Wales' return to royal duty after being diagnosed with the coronavirus himself in March.
Prince Charles officially returns to royal duty this Friday and he will open the new NHS Nightingale Hospital in London, which will provide intensive care for coronavirus patients. The Prince of Wales actually tested positive for the coronavirus himself in March and came out of self-isolation this week after seven days.
New NHS Nightingale Hospital: 4,000 beds for COVID-19 patients
Prince Charles will attend the opening event via video-link from Birkhall to say a few words of thanks to those who have created the new medical facility in just a matter of weeks. Health Secretary Matt Hancock, who recently came out of isolation after recovering from COVID-19 as well, will actually attend the ceremony in person.
Nightingale Hospital, named after nursing pioneer Florence Nightingale, is located inside the ExCel centre in London, which was transformed into a hospital with 80 wards by NHS workers and 200 military personnel in a matter of weeks.
Prince Charles' mother Queen Elizabeth II also showed her gratitude on Thursday night with a special gesture to NHS workers across the United Kingdom. We will keep you updated with more stories on the royal family right HERE...