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‘Today I held his hand’: B.C. nurse pens heartbreaking poem after COVID-19 patient dies (SPH)

Doug Rae, SPH ICU Nurse (Photo credit: Global News)

An intensive-care nurse in Vancouver has written a touching poem about his final moments with a patient who died of COVID-19.

Doug Rae, an ICU outreach nurse at St. Paul’s Hospital, had been helping to look after Ray Buchanan, an accomplished, 89-year-old costume designer who’d worked in theatre and film.

Buchanan had recently returned from an overseas trip to London, where he may have contracted the virus.

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