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Dawn Bilbrough from York, who had just completed a lengthy and exhausting shift, explained that she had visited her supermarket to pick up basic food items for the next two days when she was left having a ‘little cry’.
After discovering there were no fruit and vegetables for her to sustain a healthy living amid the COVID-19 outbreak, the healthcare worker made a tearful plea to the public urging them to ‘just stop it’.
Dawn Bilbrough Age
She is 51 years old.
Dawn Bilbrough Critical Care Nurse
A distraught critical care nurse who was unable to buy basic foods following a 48-hour shift has urged shoppers to stop stripping supermarket shelves amid the coronavirus pandemic.
The nurse took to Facebook from the seat of her car to tell the nation: ‘So I’ve just come out the supermarket. There’s no fruit and veg and I had a little cry in there.’
‘I’m a critical care nurse and I’ve just finished 48 hours of work and I just wanted to get some stuff in for the next 48 hours.
‘There’s no fruit, there are no vegetables and I just don’t know how I’m supposed to stay healthy.
‘Those people who are just stripping the shelves have basic foods you just need to stop it because it’s people like me that are going to be looking after you when you are at your lowest and just stop it please!’
After sharing the emotional video, Ms Bilbrough was flooded with messages of support from concerned friends and loved ones, with some offering her some of their very own food items.
One person wrote: ‘Oh Dawn, I’m so sorry to see you so upset. The job you are doing is so very important to so many people, and how unfair it is that this means you are last in line for the nutritious food you really need to stay healthy and keep doing that important job. Thinking of you and sending much love.
Reaction on Facebook
One person wrote: ‘Oh Dawn, I’m so sorry to see you so upset. The job you are doing is so very important to so many people, and how unfair it is that this means you are last in line for the nutritious food you really need to stay healthy and keep doing that important job. Thinking of you and sending much love.xxx’
While another commented: ‘Oh dear Dawn, heartbreaking to see you like this, I feel you, you are strong, and it is so important what you do….and many others…proud proud proud. I will share….’
Another user added: ‘Sending you love and strength Dawn Bilbrough xx’
Elsewhere another person offered the nurse some of their own groceries, telling her: ‘Dawn bless you, please don’t cry! I’m in isolation but I have a bag of potatoes, carrots and a watermelon you can have.
‘I can leave them on my doorstep for you, double bagged! Be fine once, cleaned and boiled. Please don’t cry.’
The emotionally-charged video comes as retailers stress there is plenty of food in the supply chain but shoppers need to act responsibly to ensure everyone can get what they need- particularly those who are the most vulnerable.
Fast Facts You Need to Know
- Dawn Bilbrough, 51, from York, was unable to purchase basic foods from shop
- Critical care nurse had just come off 48-hour shift at work when she made a video
- She tearfully urged the general public to stop stripping supermarket shelves