My Vaccination Experience: The Second Jab

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What has remained with me from my second Covid-19 vaccine experience are the stories of the two women I say that day.

One, a Chinese born retired dentist, who having spent a year travelling after taking early retirement, at the age of 58, on return to the UK, as soon as the vaccine rollout began, answered the call to return to work to help with the rollout programme.

The other, a British born woman of similar age, who out of school trained to be a nurse, but then went on to work in education, in school management programmes, also answered the call to help with the rollout programme on her days off.

For a second time within the eleven-week timeframe from my first jab, I was completely humbled by the commitment of NHS workers both past and present.

And their stories, which they shared in response to my question:

Are you both part of the NHS?

Read about My Vaccination Experience The First Jab

Published by Carmel O' Reilly

Carmel O’ Reilly: WorkLife Learning Practitioner & Writer Author of WorkLife Book Club, Your WorkLife Your Way and The School of WorkLife book series. Created to help you manage your WorkLife Learning. Blogger & Podcaster: Telling people’s powerful stories about WorkLife challenges & successes Founder of My guiding statement is to help people pursue their WorkLives with greater clarity, passion, purpose and pride by creating continuous WorkLife learning programmes that are accessible to everyone.