Leeds NHS nurse shares heartwarming video singing about kindness during coronavirus pandemic

A Leeds NHS nurse has shared a heartwarming video of herself singing about kindness to spread some positivity during the coronavirus pandemic.

Zoe Dunphy, 27, an Associate Community Matron for Leeds Community Healthcare, shared herself singing 'We Can Be Kind' by Nancy LaMott.

Zoe, who lives with her fiance and rescue dog Otis in Wakefield, said the song is "more fitting than ever" as the country battles against Covid-19.

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She said: "I've been qualified for nearly seven years and I love my job and I'm so proud of what I do.

Leeds NHS nurse Zoe Dunphy shared a heartfelt video of herself singing 'We Can Be Kind' during the coronavirus pandemic.

"I decided to share the video to spread some positivity as I know that everyone is feeling quite overwhelmed and anxious at the moment.

"I’ve loved singing the song since it was first introduced to me in 2007, but the words are so fitting and meaningful, now more than ever."

The song includes the poignant lyrics: "So many things I can't control, so many hurts that happen everyday.

"We can be kind, we can take care of each other. We can remember that deep down inside, we all need the same things

Leeds NHS nurse Zoe Dunphy shared a heartfelt video of herself singing 'We Can Be Kind' during the coronavirus pandemic.

"And maybe we'll find, if we are there for each other, that together we'll weather, whatever tomorrow may bring."

Thea Stein, Chief Executive at Leeds Community Healthcare NHS Trust said she was "incredibly moved" when she heard Zoe sing.

She said: "I’m proud of everyone at Leeds Community Healthcare and everyone working in health and social care across Leeds at the moment.

"I was incredibly moved when I heard Zoe sing because she sings about something that is so important at the moment – kindness.

"Unfortunately not everyone is being kind to our health and social care staff in Leeds.

"Some people, because of their fears, are being far from kind to our staff.

"Most people of are being wonderful, but the message that Zoe shares about being kind to everyone at this moment in time is vital."