The Daily Mail called it the survival story to inspire us all… the “patient who lived through hellish coronavirus battle and is friends with Prince Charles”.
After five days in intensive care and being on a ventilator, the 61-year-old “Harborough farmer” rolled out of Leicester Royal infirmary to an honour guard of NHS health workers. A marvellous story to lift a nation struggling to cope with this terrible pandemic. But something was amiss, it all seemed far too staged for my liking.
When interviewed, he didn’t sound much like a farmer, certainly no Old MacDonald. But nevertheless I’m delighted to see he left hospital well and clearly in good spirits… FULL STORY