Prince Charles Becomes First Royal to Perform Virtual Opening Ceremony: 'We Can Achieve the Unthinkable'

On Friday morning he added, “We owe an immense debt of gratitude to the doctors, the nurses, the technicians, the staff currently working in the health service and those coming out of retirement, and the voluntary workers who have been working within it. And I can only offer my special thoughts and prayers to all those who receive care within it and let us hope it will not be too long before this terrible disease has left our land.”

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Hosted by Chief Nurse, Ruth May, the hospital opening included a small gathering of people representing medical staff, the defense department — as members of the armed forces helped build the center, contractors and volunteers joined the U.K. health secretary Matt Hancock MP and Professor Charles Knight, Chief Executive of NHS Nightingale, at the entrance to the new hospital.

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