THE hero physician who saved Boris Johnson’s life as he battled Covid-19 has himself been struck down by the virus.
Professor Nick Hart is the director of respiratory and demanding care drugs at Man’s and St Thomas’s Hospital, the place the Prime Minister spent three days in intensive care earlier this yr.
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Boris Johnson was rushed to intensive care after testing constructive for Covid-19Credit score: PA:Press Affiliation
Professor Nick Hart, who was credited for ‘saving Boris’s life’, has examined constructive for Covid-19Credit score: PA:Press Affiliation
The highest doc has been preventing on the Covid frontline all yr however final night time the hospital confirmed he was in isolation after testing constructive for the bug.
Mr Johnson and his fiance Carrie Symonds gave their son the center title in Nicholas after thanking Prof Hart for “saving Boris’s life”.
Wilfred Lawrie Nicholas Johnson was born three weeks after Mr Johnson was discharged, and new mum Ms Symonds introduced the center title was after “Dr Nick Price and Dr Nick Hart – the 2 medical doctors that saved Boris’ life final month.”
Prof Hart mentioned he was “honoured and humbled” by the touching tribute.
When he left hospital, Mr Johnson mentioned: “I need to pay my very own because of the completely sensible medical doctors, leaders of their fields, women and men however a number of of them for some motive known as Nick, who took some essential selections just a few days in the past, for which I’ll be pleased about the remainder of my life.”
Man’s and St Thomas’ NHS Basis Belief mentioned “We are able to affirm that Professor Nick Hart examined constructive for COVID-19 and has been self-isolating.”
Boris and Carrie named their son Wilfred Lawrie Nicholas Johnson
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